citrate solution


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citrate solution

A solution, usually combined with dextrose and other agents, to prevent blood clotting. It allows whole blood to be stored until it is needed for transfusion.
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There are the occasional omissions such as when the text on "Hematocrit adjustment for hemostasis specimens" recommends removing sodium citrate solution from the collection tube, but does not explain how this can be done while maintaining sterility or without breaking the vacuum.
A scheme for determining the volume of citrate solution for collection tubes used to draw specimens from patients with elevated hematocrits is still included in the revised guideline, [2] but this method is more work-intensive and is probably only useful for highly elevated hematocrits.
Saccharate o iron citrate solution for injection 100 mg vial or ampoule 2-5 ml.
109 mmol/L) citrate solution is isoosmolar and hence should not affect the hematocrit determination.
diatube-H, a sodium citrate solution supplemented with theophylline, adenosine, and dipyridamole.
The study notes in the introduction that caffeine citrate has been used to treat AOP since the 1970s, however hospital pharmacies were required to compound the caffeine citrate solution, which resulted in some incorrectly prepared formulations.