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


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