Phlebotomy Practice Test: 50 Questions

50 Question Free Phlebotomy Practice Test





This Phlebotomy practice test will assist with passing phlebotomy certification exams throughout the world.

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1) What is the preferred antiseptic for venipuncture?
2) What is the preferred site for venipuncture?
3) All patients are presumed to be infectious for Blood Borne pathogens?
4) Postprandial means________.
5) ansanguinate is to 'remove all blood'?
6) Microorganisms cultures are collected in ____________ tubes
7) Which tube is used for PTT?
8) An open wound can be a portal of entry in an infection chain.
9) What special handling does a cold agglutinins test require ?
10) What are some of causes of a pre-analytical error(s) ?
11) The myocardium is the layer of the heart that is made of ____________?
12) process by which the body converts simple compounds into complex substances needed to carry out the cellular activities of the body
13) test in which the number, type, and characteristics of blood cells are determined by examining a stained blood smear under a microscope.
14) Arteriovenous Shunt
15) What kind of valve is the tricuspid valve?
16) What percentage of the blood is made up of formed elements?
17) The most common complication of phlebotomy ?
18) Arterioles are the smallest branches of arteries, which join with capillaries?
19) glands that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
20) What is a condition that could cause leukopenia (low white blood cell count)?
21) anaerobic means 'without air'?
22) A pad used to protect the patient's clothing?
23) What is the first link in the chain of infection?
24) Which test is NOT a light sensitive test ?
25) Sodium Citrate is the additive in which tube?
26) jaundice: high bilirubin (product of breakdown of RBC's) level in the blood, leading to deposits of yellow bile pigment in the skin, mucous membranes, and sclera (whites of the eyes), giving a patient a yellow appearance
27) What is the liquid portion of blood (inside of body) called?.
28) Dangerous condition in which the pH of the blood is abnormally high (alkaline)
29) If the patient continues to bleed after 8 minutes of pressure you should?
30) Lavender tubes must be 2/3 full?
31) What tube is used for a WBC differential?
32) Antimicrobial removal device: Blood culture bottle containing a resin that removes antimicrobials (antibiotics) from a blood specimen.
33) What tube is used for ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate?
34) agglutinate means to?
35) What organ would a doctor be interested in if he ordered an ALP, AST, ALT, GGT and bilirubin?.
36) the skin and its appendages including fingernails, hair; also the largest organ of the body
37) "APC" is the term for what?
38) Blood Culture tests can be done with a dermal puncture when venipuncture is not possible.
39) handwashing → What is the most important step in preventing infections?
40) resting metabolic state of the body early in the morning after fasting for twelve hours
41) ARD
42) What is the function of a leukocyte?
43) condition of serum or plasma that has hemoglobin from broken red blood cells (RBC's) in it
44) large vein on the inner side of the antecubital area, LAST CHOICE vein for venipuncture
45) material collected from the inside of the cheek (DNA testing)
46) ACT stands for?
47) What is the size (in inches) of needle routinely used for venipuncture?
48) There are several possibilities why tubes may lose their vacuum due to _____________?
49) Blood cultures are collected in a __________ tube.
50) A substance that causes formation of antibodies that are directed against it


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