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Blood 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
Last updated on August 24th, 2017
 
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