K2EDTA and K3EDTA tubes:
The inner wall of VACUETTE®
EDTA tubes is coated with spray-dried K2EDTA or K3EDTA. EDTA acts as an anticoagulant, binding the calcium ions and interrupting the clotting cascade. These tubes are used primarily in haematology.
K2EDTA with separator gel:
K2EDTA tubes with separator gel are particularly suitable for molecular diagnostics and viral load determination.
Our purple and pink top EDTA blood tubes are primarily used for drawing blood for hematology studies. See our available K2 EDTA Separator blood tubes, K2 EDTA blood tubes and K3 EDTA blood tubes in a variety of sizes and types.
Greiner Bio-One manufactures high-quality blood collection tubes under the VACUETTE® Blood Tube brand name. Most VACUETTE® Blood Tubes contain chemical additives, which in combination with a pre-determined vacuum, guarantee the correct mixing ratio of blood sample to additive.
Reliable results make VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes the optimal collection product for analysis with all current instrumentation. All tubes are CE marked.