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What area should a PKU test be drawn on an infant?




This question is part of Phlebotomy National practice quiz
Asked by AndreaT, Last updated: Feb 21, 2020

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ajderoche

Ajderoche

Answered Oct 02, 2017

Medial or lateral bordes of the plantar surface, with a lancet 2.0mm - 2.4mm in depth

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Ammayo Balata

Ammayo Balata

Answered Aug 25, 2019

Just from common practice I see, at health centers the heel of a foot is used to draw PKU.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Apr 14, 2017

Glove hands, clean heel with alcohol. make an imaginary lines medially extended from the middle of the great toe to the heel and laterally from the 4th and 5th toe to the heel. Poke the side of the heel (NOT THE MIDDLE) with a 2ml lancet.
 

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