Home > Specialties > Tubes, Blood Collection, Evacuated

Tubes, Blood Collection, Evacuated

Definition : Blood-collection tubes with a relative vacuum in their interior designed to store a predetermined volume of blood sample drawn from a venipuncture through a blood-collection set. These devices are typically plastic or glass tubes of which the working end is presealed after obtaining a relative vacuum. They are usually connected using an adapter to a needle (that may include a Luer lock), which in turn punctures the stopper of the blood-collection set. Evacuated blood-collection tubes frequently contain a substance appropriate to inhibit or enhance coagulation according to the intended use of the blood sample (e.g., heparin for chemical analysis, sodium citrate for plasma coagulation); the tube caps are usually color coded accordingly.

Entry Terms : "Vacutainer Tubes, Blood Collection" , "Evacuated Tubes, Blood Collection" , "Vacuum Blood Collection Tubes"

UMDC code : 15809

Filters
Manufacturers
Distributors
U.S.companies only
Suppress Subsidiary Companies
   

1-1 of 1 Match(es).

AmbiMedInc

Company Type: Parent

1-1 of 1 Match(es).

 

Medical Product Guide Optometric Management Product Guide