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1

What are the common tests for the Speckled, (SST) Gold, and tiger tubes?


Alkaline phosphate
Amylase
Blood urea nitrogen
Creatine phosphokinase (CPK)
Calcium
Cholesterol
Compatibility testing
Drug monitoring
Glucose
High density lipoprotein (HDL)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Iron profile
Low density lipoprotein (LDL)
Liver Enzymes
Potassium
Protein
Rapid plasma reagin (RPR)
Sodium
Triglycerides

2

Hematology

What are the common tests for the lavender tubes?

Complete blood count (CBC)

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) or (westergen or send rate)

Hemoglobin electrophoresis
Platelet count
Reticulocyte count
Sickle cell screen
White blood cell differential

3

Coagulation-

What are the common tests for the blue tubes?

Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT)
Individual coagulation factor studies
Fibrinogen
Prothrombin time (PT)

4

Chemistry

What are the common tests of the green tubes?

Ammonia
Chromosome screening
Lupus erythemalosus cell/preparation
HLA typing

5

Chemistry

What are the common tests for the gray tubes

Glucose tolerance test (GTT)
FBS (Fasting blood sugar)
Blood Alcohol levels

6

What are the common tests for the dark or royal blue tubes?

Trace metals
Lead
Zinc
Anything toxic to body

7

Microbiology

What are the common tests for the yellow tubes?

Blood cultures & DNA

8

What is the ADD of the Speckled, SST, Tiger, gold tubes?

How many inversions ?

gel separator

0 inversions
Must let sit for 30 min must clot than put into spinner

9

What is the Principle Anticoagulant / Addictive for the lavender tubes?

How many Inversions

Ethylenediamine- tetra-acetic acid
(EDTA)

8-10 inversions

10

What is the Principle Anticoagulant/ Addictive of the Blue tubes?

How many inversions ?

Sodium citrate

3 to 5 inversions

11

What is the Principle Anticoagulant/ Addictive of the Green tubes?

How many inversions?

Heparin

8 to 10 inversions

12

What is the Principle Anticoagulant / Additive of the Gray tubes?

How many inversions?

Potassium Oxalate/ sodium fluoride

8 to 10 inversions

13

What is the Principle Anticoagulant/ Additive of the Dark and Royal Blue Tubes?

How many inversions?

Heparin, EDTA, or NONE.
Depending which ADD in the tube

8 to 10
Or
0 inversions

14

What is the Principle Anticoagulant/ Additive of the Yellow tubes?

How many inversions?

Sodium Polyanethole sulfonate (SPS)

0 inversions

15

What is the only condition Phlebotomy is used to cure or treat?

Policytemia Vera
Poli= many
Cut= cells
Emia= blood/condition

16

What is Phlebotomy?

The practice of drawing blood.

Phleb/o= vein
Otomy= to make an incision

Greek term before for 'Otomy' was = Cut.

17

Normally we have how many liters of blood?

5 liters

18

Blood is made where?

It is made in the bone marrow found in the skeletal.

19

As a phlebotomist you can never what?

As a phlebotomist you can never ASSUME.

20

What is a hard stick?

A difficult patient.

21

What is the primary duty of a Phlebotomist?

To collect all specimen & ID person

22

What is OSHA?

Occupation safety & health administration

23

What is CDC?

Center for disease control & prevention found in Georgia (biggest one)

24

What are the ABC's of a Phlebotomy

Know the tubes & personal structure

25

What does Patho mean?

Disease

26

What does Ologist mean?

Specialist of who studies

27

What is Pathology ?

The study of. (Disease)

28

What is a Pathologist?

One who studies

29

What is the medical term for allergy?

Anapalexis

30

What are the factors of Radio Active?

Time of exposure
Distance
Shielding