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What tube contains a preservative and a anticoagulant?
Gray top tube
Who will usually draw an arterial blood gas? & what are the four things they are checking for in the bood?
Respiratory, nurse, doctor
2. Carbon Dioxide
What is the additive in a light blue top tube?
Sodium Citrate / Anticoagulant
What is a creatinine clearance? How must it be stored?
24 hour urine and serum test is both a blood and urine collection. Must be refrigerated.
What tube would you draw an APTT in?
What is LIS?
Laboratory information system
(order tests, print labels, enter test results)
What is the correct way to end a venipuncture?
1.Release the tourniquet,
2.pull out the last collection tube from holders place
3.place cotton or gauze over the veinpuncture site,
4.withdraw needle (activate safety),
5.apply pressure/ bandage
Raised, red blotches on the skin after tourniquet placement may be a sign of what? What should you do if you encounter this?
2. release tourniquet
3. remove tube
4. remove needle
5. apply pressure
6. ice if needed
A group of tests ordered as one is often described as what?
Panel and Profiles
Name 3 layers of the heart?
What is the most common cause for blood culture contamination?
Improper skin prep
CBCs should never be...?
If you draw a sample for culture and sensitivity, what section of the lab would receive that?
List the 5 white blood cells (leukocytes)
What does Icteric specimen look like?
Green/Brownish in color
What does OSHA stand for? What do they do
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
-prevents work related
What does CLSI stand for? What do they do?
Clinical Lab Standards Institute
Promotes development and use of voluntary lab consensus and guidelines.
What is an H. Pylori blood test?
urea breath test;
1. 2 weeks before test stop antibiotics
2. swallow a special substance containing urea
3. blow a baseline test
4. if H. Pylori are present the urea are converted to carbon dioxide which is then detected and recorded in your exhale breath after 10 minutes
5. 10 minutes after with no talking, or eating blow second sample
which tubes contain an anticoagulant? and of those tubes write their anticoagulant.
light blue-sodium citrate
royal blue w/lavender- EDTA
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