Choice of tube

This instruction sheet shows the tubes to be used according to the tests requested. It applies to all the samples done under the responsibility of the laboratory.

 

TUBES TESTS
VACUTAINER

WITHOUT ADDITIVES

Yellow or red top

BIOCHEMISTRY: Blood glucose; Urea; Serum uric acid; Cholesterol; HDL; Triglycerides; Calcium; Magnesium; Electrolyte panel; Lithium; Phosphorus; ApoA1; ApoB; CRP; Fructosamine; Bilirubin; CPK; CK-MB; LDH; Transaminases; Myoglobin; Troponin; GGT; Alkaline phosphatase; Serum amylase; Serum iron; Transferrin; Ferritin; Protein electrophoresis; Cortisol; etc.

SEROLOGY: Rubella; Toxoplasmosis; CMV; Wassermann test; HIV; Latex; Waaler Rose; Widal; IM Test; Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E; ACE; AFP; CA 15.3; CA 125; CA 19.9;  Lyme disease; Antinuclear antibodies; Anti-nDNA antibodies; etc.

HORMONE STUDIES: Beta hCG; Prolactin; FSH; LH; Progesterone; Estradiol; Testosterone; T3 (free); T4 (free); TSH (ultrasensitive); T 21 or Triple screen test (hCG, AFP, estriol)

N.B.: For reproductive hormones, please specify the date of the last menstrual period

MEDICATION: Depakine; Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Theophyllines;

Phenobarbital; etc.

N.B.: (Specify the time the sample was taken, the time of the last administration, the date treatment was started, the name of the medication and dosage, whether the dosage has been changed, the patient’s age)

CRYOGLOBULINS : Preheat the tube and the needle at 37° C and take to the incubator as soon as possible

VACUTAINER

EDTA

Purple top

HEMATOLOGY: CBC; ESR; Platelets; Reticulocytes; Glycated hemoglobin; Sickle cell test; Hemoglobin electrophoresis; Erythrocyte lithium; CD4/CD8, Viral load (HIV), HLA typing (class I & II); HLA-B27; Direct Coombs; Blood type and Rh factor; Indirect Coombs (Screening: EDTA, Titration: No additive + EDTA)
VACUTAINER

HEPARIN

Green top

MISC: Electrolyte panel; Calcium; WBC magnesium; RBC magnesium; Bicarbonates;

Karyotype; Blood type and Rh factor; Cardiac markers; etc.

Cortisol (sampling should take place between 8:00 & 10:00 or between 16:00 & 20:00)

VACUTAINER

OXALATE/ FLUORIDE

Gray top

Blood glucose; Blood alcohol; Lactate
VACUTAINER

SODIUM CITRATE

Blue top

HEMOSTASIS: Prothrombin time (PT); Activated partial thromboplastin time or Kaolin cephalin clotting time (aACT /KccT); Blood fibrinogen; Heparinemia; Anti-factor Xa; Protein S and Protein C; D dimer / FDPs; Coagulation factors; Blood type and Rh factor; etc.
VACUTAINER

SODIUM CITRATE

Black top

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

 Please contact the laboratory at 338895151 for any other test not shown on this list

Sampling order

Sampling order Sampling order

 

 

TUBES TESTS
VACUTAINER

WITHOUT ADDITIVES

Yellow or red top

BIOCHEMISTRY: Blood glucose; Urea; Serum uric acid; Cholesterol; HDL; Triglycerides; Calcium; Magnesium; Electrolyte panel; Lithium; Phosphorus; ApoA1; ApoB; CRP; Fructosamine; Bilirubin; CPK; CK-MB; LDH; Transaminases; Myoglobin; Troponin; GGT; Alkaline phosphatase; Serum amylase; Serum iron; Transferrin; Ferritin; Protein electrophoresis; Cortisol; etc.

SEROLOGY: Rubella; Toxoplasmosis; CMV; Wassermann test; HIV; Latex; Waaler Rose; Widal; IM Test; Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E; ACE; AFP; CA 15.3; CA 125; CA 19.9;  Lyme disease; Antinuclear antibodies; Anti-nDNA antibodies; etc.

HORMONE STUDIES:Beta hCG; Prolactin; FSH; LH; Progesterone; Estradiol; Testosterone; T3 (free); T4 (free); TSH (ultrasensitive); T 21 or Triple screen test (hCG, AFP, estriol)

N.B.: For reproductive hormones, please specify the date of the last menstrual period

MEDICATION:Depakine; Carbamazepine; Digoxin; Theophyllines;

Phenobarbital; etc.

N.B.: (Specify the time the sample was taken, the time of the last administration, the date treatment was started, the name of the medication and dosage, whether the dosage has been changed, the patient’s age)

CRYOGLOBULINS : Preheat the tube and the needle at 37° C and take to the incubator as soon as possible

VACUTAINER

EDTA

Purple top

HEMATOLOGY:CBC; ESR; Platelets; Reticulocytes; Glycated hemoglobin; Sickle cell test; Hemoglobin electrophoresis; Erythrocyte lithium; CD4/CD8, Viral load (HIV), HLA typing (class I & II); HLA-B27; Direct Coombs; Blood type and Rh factor; Indirect Coombs (Screening: EDTA, Titration: No additive + EDTA)
VACUTAINER

HEPARIN

Green top

MISC: Electrolyte panel; Calcium; WBC magnesium; RBC magnesium; Bicarbonates;

Karyotype; Blood type and Rh factor; Cardiac markers; etc.

Cortisol (sampling should take place between 8:00 & 10:00 or between 16:00 & 20:00)

VACUTAINER

OXALATE/ FLUORIDE

Gray top

Blood glucose; Blood alcohol; Lactate
VACUTAINER

SODIUM CITRATE

Blue top

HEMOSTASIS: Prothrombin time (PT); Activated partial thromboplastin time orKaolin cephalin clotting time (aACT /KccT); Blood fibrinogen; Heparinemia; Anti-factor Xa; Protein S and Protein C; D dimer / FDPs; Coagulation factors; Blood type and Rh factor; etc.
VACUTAINER

SODIUM CITRATE

Black top

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

 

Please contact the laboratory at 338895151 for any other

test not shown on this list

Introduction Sample manuel

List of laboratory tests

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SAMPLE IDENTIFICATION

Urines sample collection procedures

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Skin and appendage samples

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Manegement of sempling incident

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Sample transport

Waste disposal

Additional tests

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