Lab Tests & Tube Color

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CBC

Lavender EDTA
do not centrifuge

ESR (Sed Rate)

Lavender EDTA
do not centrifuge

Retics

Lavender
Do not centrifuge

H&H

Lavender
Do not centrifuge

PT

Light blue
100% full

APTT

Light blue
100%

Mono Test

Gold (SST), Red, Lavender

RPR

Gold (SST), Red

ANA

Gold (SST), Red

HBsAg

Gold (SST), Red, Lavender, green

Beta hCG

Gold (SST), Red

Rubella

Gold (SST), Red

RA screen (RA test)

Gold (SST), Red

Anti-HIV

Gold (SST), Red, Lavender, green

CRP

Gold (SST), Red, Lavender, green

ABO/Rh

lavender, red plain. do not use gel or cl. act.

Ab. Scr.

lavender, red plain. do not use gel or cl. act.

T & S

lavender, red plain. do not use gel or cl. act.

DAT

lavender, red plain. do not use gel or cl. act.

RhIG work-up

Lavender, red plain. do not use gel or clot act.

Metabolic Panel, Basic Metabolic Panel, Comp

Gold (sst), red, green. Pt. fasting 12hrs.

Electrolyte Panel (Lytes)

Gold (SST), red, green (lithium heparin) avoid hemolysis avoid Na heparin

HbA1c

Lavender

GTT

Mint green (PST), gray, gold (SST), *Pt. fasting

Hepatic Function Panel

gold (SST), red, green

Lipid Profile*

Gold (SST), red, green *Pt. fasting 12hrs

ABGs

Special heparinizes syringe. Special collection.

ETOH*

Gray, red, green. Do not cleanse with alcohol

BUN & CREAT

Gold (sst), red, lavender, green

Thyroid Panel

Gold (SST), red

Thyroid Screen

Gold (SST), red

TDM*

Red. Indicate peak or trough; next dose/last dose (do not use gel separator)

PSA

Gold (sst), red, green

CK (CPK)

Mint Green (PST), gold (SST), red, if tests delayed, separate and freeze.

LD (LDH)

Gold (sst), red, avoid hemolysis

BNP

Lavender

Myoglobin

Green, gold (sst), red

Troponin I , Troponin T

Green, gold (sst), red, mint green (pst)

Amylase & Lipase

Gold (SST), red, green

Blood Culture

Whole blood (microbiology)

D-Dimer Test

Light blue
100% full

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