Phlebotomy (Venipuncture)

CLSI H3-A7 (2007)
  1. blood cultures (yellow) SPS (sterile)
  2. light blue (buffered sodium citrate tube) for hemostasis
  3. red (plain) or tiger-top mottled red (gel separator tube)
  4. green heparin and light green (sodium or lithium with or without separator)
  5. lavender (EDTA)
  6. pink white or royal blue (EDTA)
  7. gray (Na fluoride/potassium oxalate)
  8. dark blue (FDP)