||What is in it and what tests
||Additives are: Sodium polyanetholesulfonate (SPS) and ACD
||a red cell preservative. Blood banking, human leukocyte, antigens, Phenotyping, paternity testing
||No additive – for serum testing – chemistry and serology depts
||Additive: Sodium Citrate (PPT, PTT tests, fibinogen, fibring split) RATIO of 9:1 ** FOR coagulation studies and the will be rejected if not filled
||Silica additive, For chemistry and serology
||has a CLOT activator and a gel (thixotropic gel) Also called SST's
||These are the heparin tubes! lithium heparin. Also may contain Ammonium heparin and sodium heparin. Tests: electrolytes…
||lithium Heparin and gel PST's (plasma separator tubes)— test for potassium….
||EDTA Tests: CBC, hemoglobin, A1C, HgB, WBC, RBC
||potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride.
Contains 'antiglycolytic agents'
For: Glucose, alcohol, lactic acid and lactose