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1

The process by which blood vessels are repaired after injury

Hemostasis

2

What ware the four stages in which hemostasis occurs

1) vascular phase
2) platelet phase
3) coagulation phase
4) Fibrinolysis

3

Injury to a blood vessel causes it to constrict, slowing the flow of blood.

Vascular phase

4

What do lavender , green, royal blue, and gray tubes have in common and what will they produce when separated in a centrifuge?

They are tubes with anticoagulants and will produce plasma

5

What do red, tiger top, gold tubes, speckled tubes, and royal blue with a red stripe tubes have in common and what will they produce when centrifuged.

Tubes with out anticoagulants, they will produce a serum when centerfuged

6

What is the approved order of draw by color only

Sterile bottle
Light Blue
Red
Tiger top or gold
Mint green
Dark green
Lavender or light/dark purple
Royal blue no red stripe
Pink
Gray

7

What is the order of draw by additive

Nutrient broth
Sodium citrate
None
Serum
Lithium Heparin
Sodium Heparin
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic (EDTA)
EDTA
Sodium fluoride and potassium oxallate
EDTA

8

What does SPS stand for in reference to sterile bottles

Sodium Polyanethole Sulfonate

9

What laboratory is responsible for testing sterile bottles

Microbiology

10

What are sterile bottle tests ordered in sets of twos

Because one bottle is aerobic and one bottle is anaerobic

With oxygen
With out oxygen

11

What is the most common cause of of blood culture contamination

Improper site preparation