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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