Blood collection tube filled with 1.3ml fluoride/potassium, intended for blood samples. Fluoride and potassium EDTA are regarded as relatively weak anticoagulants that are added to preserve blood glucose. They function to inhibit enolase enzyme and thereby prevent glycolysis. Application areas are lactate, glucose level and glycosylated hemoglobin.
The grey screw cap tube will allow 1.3ml volume of blood to be collected. This long narrow tube is ideal for collection and processing. It is CE marked in accordance with EU directive 98/79/EC and is tested to ISO 6710:2017, a single-use containers for human venous blood specimen collection. It is specifically designed for paediatric use and colour coded for standard compliance and ease of recognition.
- Tube Type: Paediatric Blood Collection Tube
- Preparation Type: Fluoride/Potassium EDTA (ISO 6710:2017)
- Sample Volume: 1.3ml
- Cap Type: Screw Cap
- Cap Colour: Grey
- Pierceable: No
- Base: Skirted Conical Base
- Product Material: Polypropylene
- Product Colour: Transparent
- Label Type: Paper