PreAnalytiX recommends the use of BD Vacutainer safety-engineered sample collection products for use with the PAXgene Blood DNA 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 BD Vacutainer Eclipse Needle offers a simple, effective way to collect blood and help reduce the possibility of accidental needlesticks, featuring a one-handed activation technique. These needles are also offered with pre-attached holders, minimizing the risk of accidental needlestick injuries from the holder end of the device.
In addition to the one-handed activation technique to safe-guard against the possibility of accidental needlesticks, the BD Vacutainer Eclipse Signal Blood Collection Needles include a flashback chamber to provide immediate confirmation of venous access. Full integration of the holder and needle reduces the risk of holder-end needlestick injuries and improves the efficiency of the blood collection process.
The safety-engineered BD Vacutainer Safety-Lok Blood Collection Set is simple and easy to use. The safety mechanism is activiated immediately after blood draw and protects against needlestick injury. The collection set ican be purchased with a pre-attached holder for convenience and situations that require single-use holders.
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.
1In comparison to a 3-bevel BD needle (see BD white papers VS9248, VS9249 and VS9250).