Phlebotomy Final Exam Practice Part 1, 24 Questions

24 Questions  I  By JonThomas on August 22, 2010
Preparation for final phlebotomy exam part 1. Questions 1-24

  

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1.  QWhat is the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) recommended maximum depth of heel puncture?
2.  Why are EDTA specimens obtained before other specimens when collecting by skin puncture?
3.  UWhy should a laboratory report form indicate the fact that a specimen has been collected by skin puncture?
4.  Which of the following is the safest area for infant heel puncture?
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  A skin puncture should be done instead of a venipuncture in all of the following situations EXCEPT:
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Skin puncture blood most closely resembles:
7.  What does the term "calcaneus" mean?
8.  Skin puncture blood reference values (normals) are higher for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  A hereditary inability to metabolize phenylalanine.
10.  It is necessary to control depth of lancet insertion during skin puncture to avoid:
11.  What is the purpose of warming the site before skin puncture?
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  Which is the best tube for collecting an ethanol specimen?
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  The tests performed in the following department are collected in a tube with a light blue stopper.
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  A tube with a green stopper usually contains:
15.  The purpose of an antiglycolytic agent is to preserve glucose.
A.
B.
16.  What is the most important factor in choosing which gauge needle to use for venipuncture?
17.  What additive is usually present in a lavendar top tube?
18.  Glass particles present in serum separator tubes:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  Heparin prevents blood from clotting by:
20.  Which of the following is NOT an antiseptic
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  Substances used for skin cleaning that inhibit the growth of bacteria.
22.  You have a request to draw a specimen on an inpatient named John Doe. How do you proceed to identify your patient once you have introduced yourself?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Which of the following should NOT be used to enhance the vein selection process?
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B.
C.
D.
24.  What additives are present in a yellow-topped tube that is to be sent to the microbiology department?
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