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live healthy lives Preanalytical Systems

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. We are dedicated to improving people’s health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. Our capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world’s most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, we employ nearly 30,000 associates in...

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Sustainability: An Essential Element of BD BD European Manufacturing and Distribution Sites We view sustainability as a portfolio of complementary initiatives and actions that combine to help us achieve our purpose of Helping all people live healthy lives. Every day millions of BD Vacutainer Blood Collection Tubes are manufactured in the UK and used worldwide. BD in the Benelux plays a major role in the Company’s ability to meet the growing demand in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Plymouth Manufacturing European Distribution Center •• In October 1991, BD opened two...

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Venous blood sampling Introduction The BD Vacutainer blood collection system is a closed evacuated system, which consists of a sterile double-ended needle with safety valve, BD Vacutainer holder and sterile BD Vacutainer evacuated blood collection tubes with predetermined vacuum. ® Venous blood sampling Sterile evacuated BD Vacutainer tube ® Cell and biomarker preservation Blood culture and specimen collection systems (BD Diagnostics - Diagnostic Systems) Sharps, adapters and holders Block Label Predetermined vacuum Multiple sample BD Eclipse safety needle with pink safety shield BD...

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Let BD help you reduce the real cost of a preanalytical error in your hospital Helping you improve healthcare worker safety The EU Directive on the prevention of Sharps Injuries (2010/32/EU) , which forces healthcare organizations to adopt safety measures that protect healthcare workers from needlestick injuries, was to be transposed into national law by all EU member states by 11 May 2013. BD Laboratory Consulting Services Netherlands The EU Directive has been incorporated into the Dutch Working Environment Act , by building on the existing law of 22 August 2011. This law went into force...

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Let BD help you reduce the real cost of a preanalytical error in your hospital Venous blood sampling Order of draw Recommendations CLSI (NCCLS), Vol. 23, No. 32, 8.10.2 BD Laboratory Consulting Services With a Wingset: With Blood Culture Preanalytical Cost of Poor Quality Preanalytical Review Preanalytical Best Practices Training Blood Culture Bottles (aerobic, anaerobic) With a Wingset: Without Blood Culture Discard tube Preanalytical Quality Check NEW BD Laboratory Consulting Services Preanalytical Quality Check SM BD has a new service, BD Laboratory Consulting Services Preanalytical...

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Venous blood sampling Coagulation analysis Sodium citrate Trisodium citrate is used as an anticoagulant for coagulation investigations. It works as an anticoagulant as it forms complexes with metal ions such as calcium inhibiting the coagulation cascade. Anticoagulation with trisodium citrate is reversible. BD Vacutainer8 Citrate tubes contain buffered citrate in accordance with recommendations: • 0.105 M or 0.109 M of buffered trisodium citrate solution, equivalent to 3.2% trisodium citrate The blood to additive ratio is 9:1. The citrate solution in the BD Vacutainer8 acts as a buffer....

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Venous blood sampling Venous blood sampling Coagulation analysis Serum analysis BD Vacutainer CTAD tubes Serum tubes Mixing recommendation: In order to obtain serum samples from plastic tubes, the tube must have a coagulation activator added. As the plastic surface alone is insufficient to trigger the coagulation within an acceptable time, BD Vacutainer Plus plastic serum tubes have silica particles added for this purpose. These tubes are marked with the acronym CAT (Clot Activator Tube). Both plastic and glass serum tubes should be gently inverted 180° and back 5-6 times. All tubes are...

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Venous blood sampling Venous blood sampling Serum analysis Serum analysis BD Vacutainer Thrombin tubes BD Vacutainer SST II Advance tubes During the centrifugation of the BD Vacutainer SST II Advance tubes, an inert gel separates the serum and the blood clot preventing the contamination of the serum from the separated cellular components. For example, the serum for certain analytes such as potassium, phosphorus and glucose must be separated from the cells within a few hours - otherwise the results will be significantly distorted. Using BD SST II Advance tubes routine analytes in clinical...

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Venous blood sampling Venous blood sampling Serum analysis Serum analysis BD Vacutainer SST II Advance tubes ® BD Vacutainer Rapid Serum Tube (RST) Centrifuging conditions: This tube combines the advantages of a thrombin based clot activator with a gel barrier and enables rapid results as well as optimising the process. 4000 g for 3 minutes at 23-27 ºC or 2000 g for 4 minutes at 23-27 ºC or 1500-2000 g for 10 minutes at 23-27 ºC Silica (Clot Activator)/Gel The clot activator produces high quality serum. •• These tubes can be centrifuged 5 minutes after the blood sample is taken Silica (Clot...

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Venous blood sampling Venous blood sampling Plasma analysis Plasma analysis Lithium Heparin/Sodium Heparin BD Vacutainer plasma tubes for clinical chemistry are available with spray-dried sodium heparin or lithium heparin additives. Heparin acts as an anticoagulant as it develops an antithrombin complex. Plasma tubes with separating gel for clinical chemistry are available with spray-dried lithium heparin additives. During the centrifugation of the BD Vacutainer PST II tubes, an inert gel separates the plasma and the cells preventing the contamination of the plasma from the separated...

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