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


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