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What is the most important thing to remember when doing a capillary puncture?



A. PPE, mask, google and microscope panes
B. Excessively milking the finger during a skin puncture can result in full tubes for testing. Also hemolysis and contamination of the specimen with tissue cells
C. Excessively milking the finger during a skin puncture can result in hemolysis and contamination of the specimen with tissue fluids
D. Hemolysis and contamination of the specimen with tissue fluids due to not enough excessive milking of the finger

This question is part of Phlebotomy National practice quiz
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Aug 05, 2020

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Wyatt Williams

Wyatt Williams

Answered Sep 29, 2017

Excessively milking the finger during a skin puncture can result in hemolysis and contamination of the specimen with tissue fluids
 

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