Definitions

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  • n. A collection tube, with an internal vacuum, used to draw blood samples

Etymologies

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Blend of vacuum and container, originally a trademark.

Examples

  • Packaging is important - buy a sturdy plastic container that's big enough to accommodate the food you want your child to take to school without getting squashed, and consider buying a small non-breakable vacuum flask or vacutainer for keeping cold foods and drinks cold, and hot foods and drinks hot

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  • Baked potato with a filling (keep warm in vacutainer)

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  • Hot chocolate or cocoa made with skim milk (keep warm in vacutainer during winter)

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  • Can a single disposable vacutainer needle be use for a second time to draw blood?

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  • I have worked in the medical field for over 25 years and will not voluntarily submit my arm to someone with 20 hours training, a vacutainer syringe and a scorching case of Roid Rage.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • A venous blood sample was drawn from an antecubital vein after an overnight fast (10-14 hours) into plain vacutainer tubes and centrifuged within one hour, at room temperature (15-24°C) for at least 10 minutes.

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  • Heparin Sodium USP may be incorporated into finished drug products while Heparin Lithium is used in certain medical devices, including vacutainer blood collection tubes, some in-vitro diagnostic assays, and as a coating for capillary tubes.

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  • Heparin Lithium is used in certain medical devices including vacutainer blood collection tubes, some in vitro diagnostic assays, and as a coating for capillary tubes.

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