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


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