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


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