Glucose Tube for Blood Collection

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Model Number: NH-30701

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Glucose tube is used for blood glucose, glucose tolerance, red blood cell electrophoresis, sugar hemoglobin, etc.
 
Vacuum Blood Collection Tube, Glucose Tube
Material: PET, Glass
Colour: Gray
SKU: 3499002 Category: Tag:

Description

A Glucose Tube, used in healthcare for blood collection, has specific advantages for the accurate measurement of glucose levels in a patient’s blood. Here are some benefits associated with the use of Glucose Tubes in a healthcare environment:

  1. Specimen Quality: Glucose Tubes are designed to preserve blood samples in a way that minimizes alterations to glucose levels before laboratory analysis. This helps ensure the accuracy of test results.

  2. Anticoagulant and Preservative: Glucose Tubes often contain anticoagulants and preservatives that prevent blood clotting and the breakdown of glucose. This ensures that the collected blood remains suitable for glucose testing during transportation to the laboratory.

  3. Prevents Glycolysis: Glycolysis is the breakdown of glucose in blood cells, leading to a decrease in glucose levels over time. The additives in Glucose Tubes help inhibit glycolysis, preserving the original glucose concentration in the sample.

  4. Stability of Glucose Levels: The design of Glucose Tubes contributes to the stability of glucose levels during the pre-analytical phase, which includes the time between blood collection and analysis. This stability is crucial for obtaining reliable and consistent results.

  5. Convenience for Healthcare Professionals: The use of dedicated Glucose Tubes simplifies the blood collection process for glucose testing. Healthcare professionals can use these tubes specifically for glucose assays, streamlining laboratory workflows.

  6. Reduced Contamination Risk: The tubes are designed to minimize the risk of contamination during blood collection and handling. This is important for obtaining accurate results and preventing erroneous readings due to external factors.

  7. Variety of Tube Types: Glucose Tubes are available in different types, such as vacuum tubes, capillary tubes, or tubes with specialized coatings. This variety allows healthcare professionals to choose the most suitable tube based on the patient’s condition and the required testing method.

  8. Efficient Sample Processing: The use of Glucose Tubes facilitates efficient and standardized sample processing in laboratories. This is important for maintaining the quality and consistency of glucose testing across different patient samples.

  9. Compliance with Laboratory Standards: Glucose Tubes are manufactured to meet quality and safety standards for blood collection tubes. Using tubes that comply with these standards ensures the reliability and accuracy of laboratory test results.

  10. Timely Diagnosis and Monitoring: Accurate glucose measurements are crucial for the timely diagnosis and monitoring of conditions such as diabetes mellitus. Glucose Tubes contribute to obtaining precise glucose levels, aiding in the effective management of patient care.

  11. Prevents Hemolysis: Hemolysis, the rupture of red blood cells, can affect laboratory test results. Glucose Tubes are designed to minimize hemolysis during blood collection, ensuring that the sample remains suitable for accurate glucose analysis.

  12. Compatibility with Automated Analyzers: Glucose Tubes are often compatible with automated laboratory analyzers, allowing for high-throughput testing. This automation enhances efficiency in clinical laboratories, especially those dealing with a large number of glucose tests.

In summary, the use of Glucose Tubes in a healthcare environment provides benefits such as specimen quality, stability of glucose levels, and streamlined laboratory processes. These tubes play a crucial role in obtaining accurate glucose measurements, contributing to the diagnosis and management of various medical conditions, especially diabetes.

 

Cat. No.
Specification
Volume
Additive
Qty/case (Glass)
Qty/case (PET)
NH-30701
13×75mm
2ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1800
1800
NH-30702
13×75mm
3ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1800
1800
NH-30703
13×75mm
4ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1800
1800
NH-30704 13x75mm 5ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1800 1800
NH-30705
13×100mm
3ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1200
1200
NH-30706
13×100mm
4ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1200
1200
NH-30707
13×100mm
5ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1200
1200
NH-30708
13×100mm
6ml
Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxslste
1200
1200

 

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