A timely question from Frank Cragg, MD, Nova Scotia Health. "Hi, I have the IL 750 ready to implement but am getting conflicting information on how much hemolysis to allow. Please help. Regards, Frank Cragg MD, FRCPC (C).
Posts - Specimen Management
Nov 18, 2021 5:44pm
Oct 31, 2021 8:23pm
Our October 2021 Quick Question asked, "How are you managing the blue-top tube shortage?" We had a brisk response with 22 participants answering as follows:
Sep 23, 2021 11:57am
In a follow-up to our June 2021 posts describing blue-closure [3.2% sodium citrate] tube shortage, it appears from several anecdotes that while the industry is slowly catching up to blue-closure tube demands, there remain shortages in green-closure [heparin] and other tubes.
Sep 13, 2021 8:42am
From a colleague: Hi George, I was having a discussion with a colleague regarding the proper or best way to handle a coagulation sample if the processing was going to be delayed [~4 hrs]. Your name popped up, so hence my email: