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


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