Stability of therapeutic drug measurement in specimens collected in VACUTAINER plastic blood-collection tubes.

Abstract

Recently Becton-Dickinson marketed a plastic serum-separator tube that uses the same serum-separator gel as the glass tubes. We studied the stability of therapeutic drugs stored in plastic tubes by comparing it with the stability of drugs stored in glass serum-separator tubes and plain red-top glass tubes. We observed no absorption of caffeine, primidone, N… (More)

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@article{Dasgupta1996StabilityOT, title={Stability of therapeutic drug measurement in specimens collected in VACUTAINER plastic blood-collection tubes.}, author={Amitava Dasgupta and William J. Blackwell and Deborah Bard}, journal={Therapeutic drug monitoring}, year={1996}, volume={18 3}, pages={306-9} }