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Phlebotomy Order of Draw-Tube Color and Dept.

STUDY
PLAY
1. Yellow
Microbiology - SPS - Blood Cultures - Invert 8-10 times
Blood Bank - ACD - DNA, Paternity - Invert 8-10 times
2. Light Blue
Coagulation - NaC - Platelet Function, Routine Coagulation - Invert 3-4 times. MUST BE A FULL DRAW - PT, PTT, APTT, INR
3. Red
Glass - Chemistry, Serology, Immunology, Blood Bank - Routine blood donor screening, diagnostic testing for ID - 60 mns to clot.
Plastic - Clot Activator - Chemistry, Serology, Immunology, Blood Bank - Routine blood donor screening, diagnostic testing for ID - Invert 4-5 times - 60 mns to clot.
4. Gold, Tiger Top, Red/Yellow/Black
Chemistry - SST (Serum Separator Tube) - Serum specimens for diagnostic testing for ID, routine testing - Inver 6-8 times - 30 mns to clot.
5. Green, Light Green, Green/Gray
Chemistry - NaH or LiH - Used for STAT chemistry order - plasma testing in chemistry - invert 6-8 times.
Chemistry - PST (Plasma Separator Tube) - gel for centrifuge separation - Invert 6-8 times.
6. Purple/Lavender
Hematology - EDTA - Whole blood determination - Plasma determination - Invert 6-8 times - Full Draw Recommended - CBC, RBC, WBC, PLT are some tests.
7. Pink
Blood Bank - EDTA - Whole blood Determination - Plasma - Invert 6-8 times.
8. Gray
Chemistry - NaF/K Oxalate - Glucose Determination - Plasma - Inver 6-8 times.
9. Royal Blue
Chemistry/Toxicology - Na EDTA - Trace element, toxicology, nutritional studies - Plasma - Invert 6-8 times.
Chemistry - Clot Activator - trace element, toxicology, nutritional studies - Invert 6-8 times
10. Tan
Chemistry/Toxicology - K EDTA - Lead determination - Plasma - Invert 6-8 times.
Tube Labels should include:
Pt Name
Pt ID#
Date/Time
PBT Initials
BC (Blood Culture)
Yellow
Microbiology
CBC
Lavender
Hematology
CMP (Complete Metabolic Panel)
Gold
Chemistry
CMV (Complete Metabolic Volume)
Gold
Blood Bank
Drug Screening
Red
Chemistry
FBS (Fasting Glucose)
Gray
Chemistry
HCT (Hematocrit)
Lavender
Hematology
Hep. B Antigen
Red
Serology
Hep. C Antibody
Red
Serology
Hep. C. Antibody + RNA (Viral Load)
Gold
Serology
HGB (Hemoglobin)
Lavender
Hematology
HIV - CD4
Lavender
Hematology
HIV - EIA - Westernblot
Red
Serology
HIV - Genotype
Gray, Plasma Prep
Serology
HIV - RNA (Viral Load)
Gray, Plasma Prep
Serology
PT/INR
Light Blue
Coagulation
RBC (Red Blood Cells)
Lavender
Hematology
Syphilis Titer
Red
Serology
Syphilis - Antibody
Red
Serology
WBC (White Blood Cells)
Lavender
Hematology
Order of Draw
1. Yellow, 2. Light Blue, 3. Red, 4. Gold, Tiger Top, Red/Yellow/Black, 5. Green, Light Green, Green/Gray, 6. Purple/Lavender, 7. Pink, 8. Gray, 9. Royal Blue, 10. Tan