Vacutainer tube

Vacutainer® tube

a brand of blood-collection tube with a closure that is evacuated to create a vacuum inside the tube facilitating the draw of a predetermined volume of liquid. It is most commonly used to draw blood samples directly from the vein; it is also used in the collection of urine samples. Vacutainer® tubes may contain additives designed to stabilize and preserve the specimen prior to analytical testing. Vacutainer® is a registered trademark of Becton, Dickinson, and Company.
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7ml blood was added to a vacutainer tube containing 0.
Five ml blood was collected in sterile vacutainer tube containing EDTA (1 mg/ml) anticoagulant for plasma separation, while another five ml blood was collected in sterile vacutainer tube without EDTA anticoagulant for serum separation.
Plastic vacutainer tube (Vacuum tube) for serum 5 ml capacity
To run the T2Candida Panel, the microbiologist takes 4 mL blood directly into an EDTA Vacutainer Tube, inserting the unit in 1 of the front drawers (Fig.
Materials: Purple vacutainer tube or capillary collector (EDTA),Slides and blue capillary tube, Needle or lancet, Vacutainer holder, Alcohol swab, Cotton balls, Absorbent materials, Slide case
A sample of 5 ml of blood was collected in EDTA vacutainer tube (BD vacutainer K2 EDTA 5.
With this advance, laboratories are positioned to expand the use of lower volume blood samples using tubes that offer the critical advantages of a full-sized BD Vacutainer tube in labeling, automated processing and reduced manual handling.
Blood samples were collected into an EDTA-coated Vacutainer tube (Becton Dickinson Vacutainer Systems, Franklin Lakes, N.
A sodium EDTA Vacutainer tube of whole blood was selected as a control from our patient population possessing a normal to increased absolute PMN population.
The opposite end of the needle or rubber sheath was placed into a 5 mL vacutainer tube containing 0.