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does drawing blood directly out of an iv taint the sample. can the person usually see if a sample has hemolysis?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Blood draw IV: Does drawing blood directly out of an IV taint the sample. Can the person usually see if a sample has hemolysis? ANS: yes if not done correctly. Hemolysis can only be seen when blood spun down.
Answered on Feb 23, 2017
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