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What are three possible causes of hematomas?

Meddle has passed through vein, bevel is not completely in vein, insufficient pressure on vein

1

What tube has EDTA, used in hematology, and causes the least amount of distraction?

LTT

2

What tube has no anti coagulant, is used for serum, and is just a sterile empty tube?

RTT

3

What tube has Heparin and is used for plasma?

GTT

4

What tube has no anti coagulant, but has a gel to separate serums?

STT

5

What chemical/substance epically distorted RBCs?

Heparin

6

What tube has sodium citrate, is reversible, and is used to determine blood clotting time?

BTt

7

What tube has sodium fluoride and is used for blood glucose?

Gray top tube

8

Why would you not let blood sit in a RTT for a glucose readings?

RBC will continue to use up glucose