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Blood Collection

Filling Tubes

February 15th, 2021

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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