Clinical chemistry: Materials for Sampling

Stool sampling tubes with spatula

Use:Determining clinical chemistry parameters: Calprotectin, elastase, M2-PK

Tubes, neutral glass with cap

Use:For plasma, serum, aspirates, hair, etc.

Urine Monovette without stabiliser

Use:Protein, urine status, urine sediment, micro-albumin; protein/creatinine quotient

Urine collection container without additional acid

Use:pH, chloride, osmolality, uric acid, urine status, urine sediment, amylase, protein, albumin, myoglobin, porphyrins, cortisol, aldosterone, pyridinoline, drugs
(Important: specification of the 24-hour collection amount)

Urine collection containers with HCL preservative

Use:Oxalic acid, catecholamines, metanephrines, VMA (vanillylmandelic acid), 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA)
(Important: specification of the 24-hour collection amount)

Urine collection containers with and without additional acid

Use:Electrolytes (calcium, magnesium, inorganic phosphate, sodium, potassium),
citrate, cystine, urea, creatinine, glucose, porphobilinogen, ╬┤-aminolaevulinic acid, etc.
(Important: specification of the 24-hour collection amount)

EDTA tubes 2.6 ml (KABE)
EDTA tubes, 3 ml (Greiner)

Use:For ACTH, ADH (vasopressin), ammonia from frozen plasma, histamine, malondialdehyde, parathyroid hormone (PTH), cyclosporin A, sirolimus, tacrolimus, everolimus, vitamins B1, B2 and B6, etc.

Lithium heparin Primavette, 7.5 ml (KABE)
Lithium heparin Vacuette, 9 ml (Greiner)

Use:Testing for free radicals, oxidative stress, NT-proBNP

13C-urea breath test bag

Use:Helicobacter pylori breath test

Special homocysteine tubes:
Homocystein Primavette 2.6 ml (KABE)
Homocystein Vacuette 2 ml (Greiner)

Use:Exclusively for testing homocysteine

NaF/citrate blood sugar Primavette, 2.6 ml (KABE)
NaF/citrate blood sugar Vacuette, 2 ml (Greiner)

Use: Blood sugar

Sodium fluoride Primavette, 2.6 ml (KABE)
Sodium fluoride Vacuette, 2 ml (Greiner)

Use:Lactate, pyruvate;
ejaculate: Citrate, fructose, zinc

Note: Serum tubes without separation gel are better suited for determining pharmaceutical drugs because of the possible adsorption of the active substances onto the gel.