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Order of Draw- Venipuncture

Yellow
Red Glass (no additive)
Light blue
Red Plastic (clot activator)
SST- Tiger top/Gold
Light Green
Green
Lavender
Pink
Gray

2

Order of draw- Dermal

Lavender
Any w/ anticoagulant
Gold Top Amber SST

3

Sterile tubes for whole blood specimens are-

Yellow capped

4

Yellow cap tubes have what additive-

SPS to inhibit complement and phagocytosis

5

Tubes for plasma specimens are-

Light Blue capped, and are for coagulation tests

6

Light Blue tubes have what additive-

Sodium Citrate

7

Red Topped Plastic serum tubes have what additives?

clot activators in silicone-coated plastic tubes

8

Red Plastic capped tubes can go to which departments?

Blood Bank, Serology, Chemistry

9

What tests are done in Lavender topped tubes?

complete blood count (CBC), sedimentation rate, routine immunohematology testing

10

What additives are in Lavender tubes?

EDTA

11

Lavender specimens are

Whole Blood specimens

12

Tiger topped/Gold topped are what specimens?

Serum

13

Tiger topped tubes have which additives?

Clot Activators/ Polymer Gel

14

Tiger topped tubes are also known as

SSTs- Serum Separator tubes

15

Gray topped tubes are used for what tests?

lactic acid measurement, glucose tolerance test, fasting blood sugar (FBS), blood alcohol levels

16

Gray topped tubes have what additives?

sodium fluoride (NaFl) is an antiglycolytic agent that preserves glucose.

17

Gray topped tubes can be what specimens?

Serum or Plasma

18

Light green tubes are used for what tests?

Stat and routine chemistry tests

19

Light Green topped tubes have what additives?

lithium heparin, polymer gel

20

Light Green tubes are what specimens?

Plasma

21

Green topped tubes are for what tests?

routine chemistry tests, ammonia, electrolytes, arterial blood gases (ABGs), depending on heparin additive

22

Green topped tubes have what additives?

sodium heparin, lithium heparin

23

Green topped tubes are what specimens?

Plasma

24

Pink capped tubes are for what tests?

blood bank compatibility test

25

Pink capped tubes have what additives?

K2EDTA

26

Pink capped tubes are for what specimens?

Whole blood or Plasma

27

Red Glass tubes are special because?

They have no additives.

28

Red Glass tubes are for what specimens?

Serum