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Excessive squeezing of a capillary site puncture will dilute the blood sample with tissue fluid.

The capillary site puncture should have the first drop of blood wiped away because it will contain tissue fluid,and excessive squeezing of the site will also dilute the blood specimen with fluid and yield inaccurate results.



Microscopic structures found in the urine that are composed of precipitated protein.