Blood Specimen Collection
Blood Specimen Collection
Phlebotomy supplies and other clinical products for use in collecting patient blood samples.
Blood specimen collection and handling supplies are designed to help obtain capillary, arterial, and venous blood samples for clinical monitoring and diagnostic testing and drug testing.
Capillary blood specimens are collected via fingerstick or heelstick. Heelsticks are typically performed on infants. Fingersticks may be used when only a small amount of sample is needed or when a phlebotomy is contraindicated or difficult to perform.
Products used for capillary blood collection include manual and automatic lancets, plain or anticoagulant-coated microtubes, micro collection tubes, and alcohol wipes, gauze, and other miscellaneous supplies.
Venous blood samples may be collected using a needle attached to a syringe to which manual suction is applied. Blood samples may also be collected directly into evacuated (vacuum) tubes, which contain a variety of anticoagulants and other additives required for various tests. The vacuum facilitates blood collection and automatically draws the samples into the tubes.
Products for venous blood collections include needles, syringes, evacuated blood tubes, blood tube holders, butterfly or winged collection sets, and other supplies like tourniquets, alcohol swabs, gauze pads, and bandages.
Arterial blood samples are for blood gas determinations. These specimens are typically obtained via catheter or using a needle and a pre-heparinized syringe. Specific arterial sampling kits are also available.
Collecting blood specimens for drugs of abuse testing may require special procedures and products that track temperature and record chain-of-custody.
Textured inner surface and large tube diameter to aid sample mixing
|Capacity (Metric)||250 to 500 μL|
|Diameter (Metric) Inner||8 mm|
Ideal for use in serum determinations in chemistry.
VACUETTE™ EDTA Blood Collection tubes are used for determinations in EDTA whole blood for haematology. Available with K2EDTA, K2EDTA Separator and K3EDTA. VACUETTE™ K3EDTA tubes contain tri-potassium K3EDTA which blocks the coagulation cascade.
|For Use With (Equipment)||VACUETTE™ Blood Collection Needles|
|Product Type||Blood Collection Tube|
|For Use With (Application)||Blood Collection|
Collect, transport and process capillary blood. Greiner Bio-One MiniCollect™ Capillary Blood Collection System Tubes are especially recommended in patients with fragile veins, young children, geriatric patients and in situations where only a small blood sample is required.
|Product Type||MiniCollect Capillary Blood Collection Tube|
|For Use With (Application)||Small volume blood collection|
Store serum up to seven days when it is essential to prevent any exchange of ions.
|For Use With (Equipment)||Glass or Plastic collection tubes|
|Product Type||Serum Filter|
|For Use With (Application)||Eliminates fibrin, particulate matter and equipment downtime|
Kimble™ micro-hematocrit tubes are used to measure the volume percentage of red blood cells in blood.
|Length (Metric)||75 mm|
|Material||Soda Lime Glass|
|Certifications/Compliance||USP type III|
|For Use With (Application)||Used to measure the volume percentage of red Blood cells in Blood|
Designed with phlebotomists in mind. Fisherbrand™ Blood Collection Tray was developed after extensive research in clinics and hospitals. This lightweight solution for organizing and transporting tubes and smaller items includes a sturdy plastic tray, 36-well tube rack and disposable inserts.
|No. of Wells||36 (tube rack)|
|Product Type||Blood Collection Tray|
|Color||Blue with green drawer and tube rack|
|For Use With (Application)||Blood collection|
Designed for ease-of-use and ensuring that a quality capillary blood sample is collected
Sterile plastic tubes with no additives for venous blood and urine collection
Evacuated blood collection tubes for plasma determinations in chemistry
BD Vacutainer™ Venous Blood Collection Tubes: Vacutainer Plus™ Plastic Serum Tubes, Silicone-Coated, with Conventional Stopper
Use for serum determinations in chemistry, serology and immunohematology.
|Additive||Clot Activator, Silicone Coated|
Evacuated blood collection tubes for whole blood hematology determinations
Ideal for use in serum determinations in chemistry
|For Use With (Application)||For use in serum determinations in chemistry|