What color tube is used for drug levels?

What color tube is used for drug levels?

Red Top: Does not contain an anticoagulant. This tube is used for collecting serum or clotted whole blood specimens. This tube should be used for all drug levels.

Which Vacutainer tubes for what tests?

Blood Collection Tubes

Tube cap color Additive Common laboratory tests
Lavender or pink Potassium EDTA Hematology and blood bank
Gray Sodium fluoride, and sodium or potassium oxalate Glucose (especially when testing will be delayed), blood alcohol, lactic acid

Do SST tubes have additives?

SST Gold – Tube contains Clot Activator / SST™ Gel separator, used for serum chemistry testing. Mix by inverting 5 – 10 times immediately after collection. 6. Red – Tube contains no additive, used for serum chemistry testing, serology, and blood bank testing.

What is BD Vacutainer serum?

BD Vacutainer® SST™ Tubes contain spray-coated silica and a polymer gel for. serum separation. They are used for serum determinations in chemistry, blood. donor screening and infectious disease testing.* BD Vacutainer® SST™ Tubes. provide an efficient means of serum sample preparation and help to improve.

Which tubes to draw for labs?

Standard order of draw: BLOOD CULTURES, royal blue, red, light blue, SST (Gold), green, tan, yellow, pink, pearl, lavender. If a coag tube (light blue) is the only tube or the first tube to be drawn, a 5 mL discard tube must be drawn first.

Are Vacutainers reusable?

The plastic holders are indeed reusable and pose absolutely no threat of transmission of blood-borne pathogens, such as HIV or hepatitis.

What are BDBD Vacutainer® PST™ tubes used for?

BD Vacutainer® PST™ Tubes contain spray-coated lithium heparin and a gel for plasma separation. They are used for plasma determinations in chemistry.

What kind of tubes do you use in A Vacutainer?

Vacutainer® Evacuated Blood Collection System. 1 Tubes for sterile samples. 2 Tubes for coagulation studies (e.g., citrate). 3 BD SST™, BD SST™ II Advance and Serum Tubes. 4 Tubes with other additives (e.g., heparin, EDTA, fluoride).

What are BDBD k2edta tubes used for?

BD Vacutainer®spray-coated K2EDTA Tubes are used for whole bloodhematology determinations and immunohematology testing.

What is the best tube for a stat procedure?

RBD Vacutainer®PST™Lithium Heparin Tubes eliminate the need to wait for a clot to form, making it an ideal tube for STAT procedures, as well as for patients