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Blood Sample Haemolysis

February 15th, 2021
On this page:Sample Haemolysis

Sample Haemolysis

  • Causes of Sample Haemolysis

  • Vigorous mixing of sample
  • Drawing blood from a haematoma
  • Drawing too quickly
  • Using a needle that is too small
  • Forcing the blood into a collection tube using a syringe
  • Affects

  • Potassium
  • LFTs
  • Amylase
  • CK
  • Folate
  • Glucose
  • LDH
  • Crossmatch
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