PreAnalytiX recommends the use of BD Vacutainer safety-engineered sample collection products for use with the PAXgene Blood ccfDNA Tube. These products are designed to provide high quality samples and to protect healthcare workers from accidental needlestick injuries. Backed by customer support and training, BD Vacutainer products increase everyday lab productivity by minimizing recollects, retests, and instrument downtime.
The safety-engineered BD Vacutainer Safety-Lok Blood Collection Set is simple and easy to use. The safety mechanism can be activated immediately after blood draw to protect against needlestick injury. The collection set can be purchased with a pre-attached holder for added convenience.
The BD Vacutainer UltraTouch Push Button Blood Collection Set is engineered to minimize patient discomfort during blood collection. Pentapoint Comfort and RightGauge Ultra-Thin Wall technology reduce penetration forces by 32% without compromising on tube fill times or sample quality1.
The BD Vacutainer One-Use Holder quality, low-cost, single-use holder that is compatible with the PAXgene Blood ccfDNA Tube, BD Vacutainer Safety-Lok Blood Collection Sets and BD Vacutainer UltaTouch Push Button Blood Collection Sets.
1 In comparison to a 3-bevel BD needle (see BD white papers VS9248, VS9249 and VS9250).