Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 2
COLOR!STOPPER ! ADDITIVE ! ADDITIVE!FUNCTION ! CONSIDERATIONS ! LABORATORY!USE ! ! ! ! Plain!Red !
COLOR!STOPPER !
ADDITIVE !
ADDITIVE!FUNCTION !
CONSIDERATIONS !
LABORATORY!USE
!
! !
!
Plain!Red
!
None !
Contains!no!anticoagulants ! Sterile!with!no!additive !
Serum!chemistries
!
!
!
!
and!no!additives. ! best!choice!for!blood ! Serology !
banking. !
Blood!Bank !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Lavendar
!
!
EDTA !
!
Removes!calcium!to !
prevent!clotting. !
!
Should!be!well!mixed; !
invert!6 H 8!times !
!
Whole!blood!hematology !
cell!counting!CBC !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Light!Blue !
!
Sodium!Citrate !
!
Removes!calcium!to! !
!
.105M!or!.129!M ! prevent!clotting. !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Tube!should!be!full !
and!mixed!well. !
Blood!to!anticoagulant !
ratio!very!import. !
!
Coagulation!studies !
PT,!APTT, !
Factor!assay !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Green !
!
Sodium!heparin ! Inhibits!thrombin ! !
!
Lithium!heparin ! formation!to!prevent !
!
!
Ammonium !
clotting !
!
!
heparin !
Be!careful!of!the!type !
of!heparin!that!is!being !
used!for!what!type!of !
testing !
!
Plasma!chemistries !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Gray !
!
Sodium!fluoride ! Inhibits!glycoysis. ! !
!
Should!not!be!used! !
for!other!chemistries. !
!
Potassium !
!
!
oxalate !
Remove!calcium!to! !
prevent!clotting. !
Glucose!testing!usu. !
Glucose!tolerances !
Alcohol!levels !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Yellow !
!
Sodium !
!
Prevents!blood!from !
!
Invert!8!times. !
!
Blood!cultures. !
polyanethoie H ! clotting!and!stabilizes !
!
!
sulfonate!(SPS) ! bacterial!growth !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Royal!Blue !
!
None !
!
Contains!no!anticoagulant !
!
!
!
!
Chemically!cleaned!and !
rubber!stoppers!contain! !
low!levels!of!metals. !
Toxicology !
Sodium!heparin ! Anticoagulant. !
Trace!Metals !
EDTA !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
! ! Gold/!Marbled!Red ! Gel!separator/ ! Clot!activators!shorten ! Tubes!should!be!inverted ! Most!chemistry !
!
!
Gold/!Marbled!Red
!
Gel!separator/
!
Clot!activators!shorten !
Tubes!should!be!inverted ! Most!chemistry !
clot!activator !
the!time!for!clot!formation. ! 5!times!to!expose!the! !
testing. !
!
!
The!gel!forms!a!barrier ! blood!to!the!activator. ! Not!suitable!for !
!
!
!
btwn!cells!and!serum. !
blood!banking ! !
!
!
!
!
testing. !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
L.!Green/!Marbled!
Green !
!
!
Gel!separator/
!
!
Heparin!prevents!clotting. !
!
!
Potassium
!
lithium!heparin !
Gel!separator!prevents
cell!contamination. !
!
!
determinations. !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Orange/!Marbled! !
!
Thrombin !
!
Thrombin!is!a!clot !
activator!for!faster!clot
!
Should!be!inverted !
8!times. !
!
STAT!chemistries. !
Yellow
!
!
!
!
formation,!usu.!w/!5!min. !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Black !
!
Sodium!citrate !
!
Binds!calcium !
!
4:1!ratio!of!blood!to !
coagulant. !
!
Westergren !
sedimentation!rates !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Brown
!
!
Sodium!heparin ! Inhibits!thrombin!! !
formation. !
!
Less!than!0.1!mcg/mL!of !
lead. !
!
Lead !
determinations. !
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Plain!Pink !
!
None !
!
None !
!
!
Used!for!blood
!
!
banking. !
!
!
!
!
!
!