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Overview

BD Microtainer® blood collection tubes are designed for ease of use, helping ensure that a quality capillary blood sample is collected. These wider-diameter tubes feature the BD Microgard™ closure, which has an integrated collection scoop and improved mixing ability. This full array of microcollection tubes is available for hematology and chemistry applications, and is color coded to match the array of evacuated BD Vacutainer® blood collection tubes.

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Specification

GTIN - Case

50382903659659

200

GTIN - Shelfpack

30382903659655

50

GTIN - each

00382903659654

1


Quantity - Box

50

Quantity - Case

200


Color

Green

Additive/Concentration

Lithium heparin

Fill Volume

200–400

GTIN

GTIN - Case 50382903659659 200
GTIN - Shelfpack 30382903659655 50
GTIN - each 00382903659654 1

Packaging

Quantity - Box 50
Quantity - Case 200

Product Basic Specification

Color Green
Additive/Concentration Lithium heparin
Fill Volume 200–400
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Frequently Asked Questions

BD microcollection Tubes are packaged 50/bag, 200/case.

<p>According to CLSI "Procedures and Devices for the Collection of Diagnostic Capillary Blood Specimens" (H4-A6 Vol. 28 #25 September 2008) draw order should be:</p> <ol> <li>EDTA tubes</li> <li>Other additive tubes</li> <li>Serum tubes</li> </ol>

The caps are HDPE (high density polyethylene) and the tubes are polypropylene.

Microtainer tubes are equipped with two different closure types. The external dimensions of tubes with the BD Microgard™ closure are 15.35-mm X 46-mm. Microtainer tubes with FloTop collector closures meaure 9.85-mm X 52.07-mm.

Microtainer tubes with gel should be spun at 6000-15000 relative centrifugal force (RCF) for 90 seconds and non-gel tubes at a minimum of 2000 RCF for 3 minutes.

BD Microtainer K2EDTA with Microgard™ closure (#365974) is certified for lead. The background amount of lead is less than 1 ng per tube.

There is enough K2EDTA to anticoagulate blood volume from 250-500 μL. The average amount of K2EDTA in the tube is 1.0-mg.

Specimens can be stored in Microtainer® EDTA tubes for up to four hours at room temperature prior to performing hematological determinations

The BD Microtainer serum seperator tubes are available with two different closure types. The tube with BD Microgard™ closure (#365967) has clot activator on the walls. The tube with an attachable Flo-Top collector (#365956) does not have a clot activator on the walls.

BD microcollection Tubes are packaged 50/bag, 200/case.

<p>According to CLSI "Procedures and Devices for the Collection of Diagnostic Capillary Blood Specimens" (H4-A6 Vol. 28 #25 September 2008) draw order should be:</p> <ol> <li>EDTA tubes</li> <li>Other additive tubes</li> <li>Serum tubes</li> </ol>

The caps are HDPE (high density polyethylene) and the tubes are polypropylene.

Microtainer tubes are equipped with two different closure types. The external dimensions of tubes with the BD Microgard™ closure are 15.35-mm X 46-mm. Microtainer tubes with FloTop collector closures meaure 9.85-mm X 52.07-mm.

Microtainer tubes with gel should be spun at 6000-15000 relative centrifugal force (RCF) for 90 seconds and non-gel tubes at a minimum of 2000 RCF for 3 minutes.

BD Microtainer K2EDTA with Microgard™ closure (#365974) is certified for lead. The background amount of lead is less than 1 ng per tube.

There is enough K2EDTA to anticoagulate blood volume from 250-500 μL. The average amount of K2EDTA in the tube is 1.0-mg.

Specimens can be stored in Microtainer® EDTA tubes for up to four hours at room temperature prior to performing hematological determinations

The BD Microtainer serum seperator tubes are available with two different closure types. The tube with BD Microgard™ closure (#365967) has clot activator on the walls. The tube with an attachable Flo-Top collector (#365956) does not have a clot activator on the walls.

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