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Tube Guide

In situations of multi-sampling, it is recommended to arrange the tubes in the order provided via our Tube Guide.

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Specimen labelling

Each tube must be legibly labelled with:

- Surname
- First name
- Date of birth
- Gender (M or F)
- Date
- Time
- Collector’s initials
- Barcode

NOTE: All BD Vacutainer® tubes require immediate mixing following collection.

HAZARD WARNING: Never inject blood into the tube from the needle and syringe.