Kansas Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Below, are eight of the more common collection tubes used for venous blood samples. They are, from left to right: green, light yellow (not to be confused with the yellow SPS tube for fungal cultures), lavender, mint, pink, gold, (light) blue, and red topped tubes.
If all eight of the tubes need to be drawn, in what order should the samples be collected?
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This image to the immediate right is the result of a densitometric scan of a gel hemoglobin electrophoresis performed using acid citrate agar. A magnified image of the individual bands separated in the gel is farther right.
Based on the point of origin and the type of gel, what common forms of hemoglobin are expected to occur in each of the four gated fractions designated by the four colors red,blue,green,andblack, from left to right.