regan blood tube colors Flashcards

color tube
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what color tube is albumin go in?
SST/MG
what color tube does alcohol/ethynol go in
gray
ammonia goes in what color tube?
Hep/sp/EDTA
amylase, bilirubin, and BMP go in what color tube?
SST/Mg
BNP goes in what color tube?
lavender
BUN and CEA go in what color tube?
SST/Mg
Lipase goes in what tube?
MG
Lipid, cholesterol, CMP (complete), CPK, and creatinine go in what tube?
SST/MG
Digoxin and Dilantin go in what tube?
plain red
electrolyte panel goes where?
SST/MG
FBS/Glucose go where?
SST/MG/Gray
Fe goes where?
SST/MG
K+ goes where?
SST/MG
lactic acid goes where?
gray
LDH and LFT go where?
SST/MG
lithium goes where?
plain red
Thyroid panel, sodium, SGTP/ALT/AST/SGOT/AST go where?
SST/MG
Triglyceride and B12 go where?
SST/MG
BC is what?
blood culture
BC goes where?
aerobic and anaerobic
type and screen go where?
plain red and pink
PT,PTT, PFT go where?
light blue
CBC, ESR, HCT go where/
lavender
HGB, platelet count, RBC go where?
lavender
reticulocyte count (RC), sickle cell, and WBC go where?
lavender
RPR test goes where?
SST or plain red
what is the order of draw?
1. yellow/sterile (blood culture)
2. blue (coagulation tubes)
3. Red (plain tubes without additives)
4. SST tubes (tiger top)
5. heparin tubes (Green)
6. EDTA tubes (lavender)
7. potassium oxalate/ sodium fluoride tubes (grey)
blue tubes do what?
bind calcium
lavender and pink tubes do what?
bind calcium
gray tubes do what?
bind calcium
lavender and pink tubes go where?
pink goes to blood bank and lavender goes to hematology
green tubes go where?
chemistry
gray tubes go where?
chemistry
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