Sodium Citrate 1.8 mL Paed (Clear/Pale Blue Inner)
Sodium Citrate 1.0 mL Neonate (Pale Blue Top)
Accurate filling of specimen tube essential. All collections that include Coagulation testing must be sent to the laboratory in a BLUE specimen bag. Specimens must be stored at room temperature and transported to Laboratory ASAP. (Maximum delay to testing laboratory must not exceed 3 hrs). Please ask the patient what anticoagulants they are on and the dose, record on request form.