What tubes do I need to collect

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Hemogard™ Closure & Tube Content

BD Catalogue Number & Volume

DETERMINATIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

Sodium Citrate

Sodium Citrate

363095 (2.7ml)

COAGULATION: PR, APTT, INR, Coagulation Studies

Note: Must be full Draw

SST

SST

367958 (8.5ml)

BIOCHEMISTRY & SEROLOGY: LFT, Electrolytes, Urea, Creatinine, Cardiac Enzymes, Hormones, Lipids, General Serology,Thyroid Functions, PSA, Fe Studies, B12 and Folate

Note: SST tubes contain an inert gel layer which enhances serum separation.

Lithium Heparin

Lithium Heparin

3687883 (4ml)

Bicarbonate

Note: Must be full Draw

Edta

EDTA

367839 (4ml)

HAEMATOLOGY: FBC, Hb, WCC, Diff, Platelets, ESR

BIOCHEMISTRY:      Glycosylated Hb (HbA1c), PTH

 

Floride Oxalate

Fluoride Oxalate

367935 (4ml)

Glucose, Polycose, Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)

 

CAT

CAT

367895 (10ml)

Drug levels

 

Crossmatch

Crossmatch

367941 (7ml)

Blood Group, Antibody screen, Group and Hold, Group and Hold Crossmatch

Group & Hold Crossmatch tube labeling must include:
Surname, Christian names, DOB, NHI, date of collection, signature of person collecting blood. Must be accompanied by NZBS request form.

Trace Element

Trace Element

368381 (7ml)

Aluminium, Copper, Lead

 

HAZARD WARNING: Never inject blood into the tube from needle and syringe. Always label tubes and forms legibly. Always fill tubes to full volume. For any other tests please contact laboratory.