Plasma Tubes 

Here are some examples of the microtainer tubes used to submit samples.  These pictures have been enlarged; the tubes are actually ~1-1.5 inches in height. The markings on the round bottom green-top are in microliters.

Lithium heparin tubes

Heparin and EDTA tubes

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Cases Reference Desk Sample Collection 


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