Table. 1.

Type of tube used for ABO, Rh typing, and crossmatching test

Type of tube ABO, Rh test tube Cross­matching test tube
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tube 72 (85.7) 47 (56.0)
Plain tube 30 (35.7) 46 (54.8)
Serum separating tube 16 (19.0) 19 (22.6)
Citrate tube 2 (2.4) 1 (1.2)
Heparin tube 1 (1.2) 1 (1.2)
Not use - 3 (3.6)
Other 2 (2.4) 2 (2.4)
No response - 2 (2.4)

Values are presented as case (%). The same institution may use more than one type of tube.

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