VACUETTE® serum tubes are used in determinations for clinical chemistry and immunology, hormones, TDM and microbiological serology.

Serum tubes from Greiner Bio-One are available in three versions: CAT Serum Clot Activator, CAT Serum Sep Clot Activator and CAT Serum Fast Separator.

The inner wall of each serum tube is coated with microscopic silica particles (clot activator main component SiO2) which activate clotting when the tubes are carefully turned.

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Additional Product Information

Our red and gold top serum blood tubes are primarily used for drawing blood for chemistry, immunochemistry, immunohematology and viral marker testing. See our available products in a variety of sizes and types in this categories:


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.

Product Highlights

Preanalytic Pulse: Tips for Avoiding Short Draw or Quantity Not Sufficient
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 798 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Platelet Clumping and Other Considerations with EDTA Additive
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 413 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Good Phlebotomy Technique
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 446 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Serum or Plasma?
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 497 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Validation Checklist
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 618 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Sample Centrifugation
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 718 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Troubleshooting Hemolysis
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 194 KB
Preanalytic Pulse: Troubleshooting Fibrin
Preanalytic Pulse / PDF, 394 KB
VACUETTE® Blood Collection Techniques Booklet
Brochure / PDF, 2 MB
VACUETTE® Preanalytics Manual
Brochure / PDF, 1 MB
VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes: Tube guide
Flyer / PDF, 247 KB
VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes brochure
Brochure / PDF, 2 MB
Best Practices - VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes
Poster - Info / PDF, 953 KB
19 Steps of Venous Blood Collection
Poster - Info / PDF, 566 KB
Evacuated Blood Collection System (USA)
IFU Instructions for Use / PDF, 223 KB / FOR USA ONLY!
PSDS_VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes Stopper
Product Safety Data Sheet / PDF, 119 KB / Document that lists information regarding occupational safety and health
Product Safety Data Sheet / PDF, 119 KB / Document that lists information regarding occupational safety and health
OEM - From standard products to fully customized solutions
Brochure / PDF, 2 MB
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