Flashcards in Order of draw/Vials Deck (28)
Order of Draw- Venipuncture
Red Glass (no additive)
Red Plastic (clot activator)
SST- Tiger top/Gold
Order of draw- Dermal
Any w/ anticoagulant
Gold Top Amber SST
Sterile tubes for whole blood specimens are-
Yellow cap tubes have what additive-
SPS to inhibit complement and phagocytosis
Tubes for plasma specimens are-
Light Blue capped, and are for coagulation tests
Light Blue tubes have what additive-
Red Topped Plastic serum tubes have what additives?
clot activators in silicone-coated plastic tubes
Red Plastic capped tubes can go to which departments?
Blood Bank, Serology, Chemistry
What tests are done in Lavender topped tubes?
complete blood count (CBC), sedimentation rate, routine immunohematology testing
What additives are in Lavender tubes?
Lavender specimens are
Whole Blood specimens
Tiger topped/Gold topped are what specimens?
Tiger topped tubes have which additives?
Clot Activators/ Polymer Gel
Tiger topped tubes are also known as
SSTs- Serum Separator tubes
Gray topped tubes are used for what tests?
lactic acid measurement, glucose tolerance test, fasting blood sugar (FBS), blood alcohol levels
Gray topped tubes have what additives?
sodium fluoride (NaFl) is an antiglycolytic agent that preserves glucose.
Gray topped tubes can be what specimens?
Serum or Plasma
Light green tubes are used for what tests?
Stat and routine chemistry tests
Light Green topped tubes have what additives?
lithium heparin, polymer gel
Light Green tubes are what specimens?
Green topped tubes are for what tests?
routine chemistry tests, ammonia, electrolytes, arterial blood gases (ABGs), depending on heparin additive
Green topped tubes have what additives?
sodium heparin, lithium heparin
Green topped tubes are what specimens?
Pink capped tubes are for what tests?
blood bank compatibility test
Pink capped tubes have what additives?
Pink capped tubes are for what specimens?
Whole blood or Plasma
Red Glass tubes are special because?
They have no additives.