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Blue-closure Tube Shortage: Another Choice

In follow-up to our June 19 post describing how to make a 3.2% trisodium citrate solution, guru Bob Gosselin ran across Aniara’s ready-made solution [click]. An easier approach than Dr. Favaloro’s manual mix [with apologies]. Thanks, Bob!

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Specimen Management
Jul 9, 2021 5:50pm

George received an inquiry
George received an inquiry from a commercial source asking if the collector could first transfer a measured amount of anticoagulant into the collection syringe before collecting whole blood, which he discussed with colleague Dave McGlasson. We expressed concern about drawing up the precise amount of anticoagulant to provide the proper blood/AC ratio.

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