green top tube
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green top tubeLab 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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