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Blood Collection

Filling Tubes


Phlebotomy Collection Tubes

    • Order of Draw

    • Blood culture tubes
    • Citrate tube - coags
    • SST tube - chemistry, immunology, serology, blood bank
    • Heparinised tube - lithium level, ammonia level
    • EDTA - haematology, blood bank
    • Acid-citrate-dextrose - HLA typing, paternity testing, DNA studies
    • Glucose inhibitor tube


  • Place samples for cryoglobulins at 37 degrees.
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