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Where are Greiner tubes made?

Where are Greiner tubes made?

The company is a subsidiary of Greiner Bio One International GmbH, a privately held company founded in 2001 in Kremsmünster, Austria. Besides its production site in North Carolina, it also manufactures products in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Brazil and Thailand.

What are Greiner tubes used for?

Our red and gold top serum blood tubes are primarily used for drawing blood for chemistry, immunochemistry, immunohematology and viral marker testing.

What is clot activator?

Clot activator promotes blood clotting with glass or silica particles. Gel separates serum from cells.

How do you use a urine transfer device?

Instructions: 1 Place sterile container with urine on a clean, flat surface. 2 Do not touch tip of transfer straw (it must remain sterile). 3 Place the tip of the transfer straw into the urine specimen ensuring the transfer straw does not touch the side of the container.

What is an EDTA tube?

It’s a tube coated with spray-dried K2EDTA on its inner wall. EDTA acts as an anticoagulant, binding the calcium ions and interrupting the clotting of the blood sample. EDTA is used for most hematology procedures, assessing complete blood count, preparing EDTA plasma, whole blood collection and bone marrow specimens.

What tube is used for serum?

Serum is usually collected in mottled red/gray, gold, or cherry red-top tubes, and red-top tubes are occasionally used. Plasma is obtained from blood that has been mixed with an anticoagulant in the collection tube and has, therefore, not clotted.

Who makes vacutainer tubes?

Becton Dickinson

Manufacturer # 366643
Brand BD Vacutainer®
Manufacturer Becton Dickinson
Country of Origin United Kingdom
Additive K2 EDTA Additive

What are 5 examples of clot activators?

Clot activators – glass, silica, kaolin, bentonite, and diatomaceous earth – work by surface dependent mechanism whereas extrinsic biomolecules – thrombin, snake venoms, ellagic acid, and thromboplastin – start in vitro coagulation when added to blood.

What is a rainbow draw?

The practice of collecting extra blood tubes at the time of initial phlebotomy, often referred to as a “rainbow draw” (because of the various colors of tube stoppers) is a common but controversial procedure in many emergency departments (EDs)3.

Does 24-hour urine need to be on ice?

Flush this first specimen, but note the time. This is the start time of the 24-hour collection. All urine, after the first flushed specimen, must be saved, stored, and kept cold. This means keeping it either on ice or in a refrigerator for the next 24 hours.

Who is Greiner Bio-One?

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Where are Greiner products made?

We have production sites in Austria, Germany, Hungary, the United States, Brazil and Thailand. The headquarters of the public limited company, which is wholly owned by the Greiner family, is in Kremsmünster, Upper Austria.