Blood Collection Tubes

GOLD TOP GEL (Serum Separator Plastic Tube)

Sterile plastic serum separator tube.  Contains a gel substance at bottom of tube and clot activator on interior wall of tube.  No anticoagulant.  Available in 13 x 100 with 5 ml  volume draw.  Invert at least 5 times to facilitate mixing.  Allow  blood to clot  for 30 minutes and centrifuge for 10 minutes at 2300 RPMs.  After centrifugation, the gel forms a barrier between the clot and the serum.

LAVENDER TOP (PLASMA Plastic Tube)

Sterile plastic plasma tube.  Contains Potassium EDTA as anticoagulant.  Available in 13 x 75 (3ml) or 13 x 100 (5mL or 7 ml) volume draw.  Invert several times to facilitate mixing and prevent coagulation.

RED TOP

Sterile plastic serum tube.  Contains no additive.  Available in 13 x 75 (3ml) or 13 x 100ml (7ML)volume draw.  Allow  blood to clot  for 30 minutes and centrifuge for 10 minutes at 2300 RPMs.

RED/GRAY TOP GLASS GEL (Serum Separator Glass Tube)

Sterile glass serum separator tube.  Contains a gel substance at bottom of tube and clot activator on interior wall of tube.  No anticoagulant.  Available in 13 x 100 with 5 ml  volume draw.  Invert at least 5 times to facilitate mixing.  Allow blood to clot  for 30 minutes and centrifuge for 10 minutes at 2300 RPMs.  After centrifugation, the gel forms a barrier between the clot and the serum.

MINT GREEN TOP (PLASMA SEPARATOR)

Contains Lithium Heparin as anticoagulant. Contains a gel substance at the bottom of the tube which forms a barrier between the cells and plasma upon centrifugation for 10 minutes at 2300 rpm. Available in 13 x 100 with 4.5 mL volume draw. Sterile plastic tube. Invert 8-10 times to facilitate mixing and prevent coagulation.
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