green top tube

A heparinized blood collection tube with a green stopper used to obtain blood for ammonia—collected on ice—carboxyhemoglobin and O2 saturation, cholinesterase, haemoglobin, methemoglobin, pH, histocompatibility testing—e.g., HLA-A, B, HLA-D—mixed lymphocyte culture, nitrotetrazolium blue (NBT) assay, phagocytosis, T- and B-cell studies and surface markers

green top tube

Lab medicine A heparinized blood collection tube with a green stopper used to obtain blood for ammonia, carboxyHb, O2 saturation, cholinesterase, Hb, methemoglobin, pH, histocompatibility testing–eg, HLA-A, B, HLA-D–mixed lymphocyte culture, NBT–nitrotetrazolium blue–assay, phagocytosis, T- and B-cell studies and surface markers
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The phlebotomist used a blood collection kit to draw the blood and drew the purple top tube before the green top tube. When the green top tube was centrifuged and the CMP was completed, the technologist observed that the calcium was extremely low and the potassium was extremely high.
A Medical Laboratory Technician performed a Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (CMP) on a green top tube submitted by the phlebotomy staff.