Tube type Cap Colour Ring Colour Tube Contents
8.5 mL BD Vacutainer serum tube Gold Separation gel & clot activator
Gold top with cap


Label the specimen with:

  • Surname
  • Forename
  • Date of birth (not age) OR unique identity number (MRN number, NHS number)
For further information, see: Pathology policy for specimen and request form labelling for pathology users

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