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BD Life Sciences - Preanalytical Systems Clinical White Paper Library

Clinical studies to support the efficacy, performance characteristics, and ease of use for the 
BD Vacutainer® and BD Microtainer®
 family of products.



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BD Life Sciences – Preanalytical Systems Clinical White Papers are available in 
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 Collections of clinical white papers compiled by laboratory discipline

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White Paper Updates
 
 
Last Updated on: April 24, 2020
New White Papers

DOCUMENT#

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WHITE PAPER TITLE

VS9391-1 10/11/2018 Evaluation of BD Microtainer® Blood Collection Tubes with an Alternate Amber Colorant for Selected Chemistry Analytes (September 2018)
VS9381 02/14/2019 Evaluation of Draw Volume, Fill Time and Fill Rate for BD BACTEC™ Blood Culture Bottles Using the BD Vacutainer® UltraTouch™ Push Button Blood Collection Set Compared to the BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection (January 2019)
VS9102 10/17/2016 Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® Urinalysis Preservative Tube for Routine Urinalysis and Particle Counting using the Beckman Coulter iQ® 200 ELITE™ and iChem® VELOCITY™ (August 2016)
VS9248 02/19/2016 Comparison of Penetration Force for the BD Vacutainer® UltraTouch™ Push Button Blood Collection Set with PentaPoint™ Comfort Bevel and RightGauge™ Cannula to the Current BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set with Thin Wall 3-Bevel Cannula (February 2016)
VS9249 02/19/2016 Evaluation of Tube Fill Time of the BD Vacutainer® UltraTouch™ Push Button Blood Collection Set with PentaPoint™ Comfort Bevel and RightGauge™ Cannula as Compared with the Current BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set with Thin Wall 3-Bevel Cannula (February 2016)
VS9250 02/19/2016 Performance Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® UltraTouch™ Push Button Blood Collection Set and Comparison with the Current BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set for Visual and Analytical Indicators of Hemolysis (February 2016)

 

Revised White Papers

DOCUMENT#

RELEASED AS OF

WHITE PAPER TITLE

 

Obsolete White Papers

DOCUMENT#

OBSOLETE
AS OF

WHITE PAPER TITLE

VS5289-1 05/19/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer® SST™ Glass Tubes with BD Vacutainer® SST™ PLUS Plastic Tubes for Eight Analytes by Spectrophotometry (July 2003)
VS5391 05/19/2020 Evaluation of Sample Quality and Analytic Results Between Specimens Collected in BD Vacutainer™ Tubes and Current Syringe Collections (April 2001)
VS7334 05/19/2020 A Comparison of Adjusted BD Vacutainer® SST™ Glass Tubes and Adjusted BD Vacutainer SST™ Plus Tubes in Various Configurations with BD Vacutainer® Serum Glass Tubes for Cortisol, Folate, Total T3, Total T4, TSH and Vitamin B12 on the Roche Elecsys® 2010 Analyzer (April 2005)
VS7337 05/19/2020 A Comparison of Adjusted BD Vacutainer® SST™ Glass Tubes and Adjusted BD Vacutainer® SST™ Plus Tubes in Various Configurations with BD Vacutainer® Serum Glass Tubes for Cortisol, Total T3, Total T4, and TSH on the Abbott AxSYM® Analyzer (January 2005)
VS7363 5/19/2020 A Comparison of Adjusted BD Vacutainer® Serum Plus Tubes and Adjusted BD Vacutainer® SST™ Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® Serum Glass Tubes for Routine Chemistry Analytes on the Olympus® AU5200 Analyzer (April 2005)
VS7366 05/19/2020 A Comparison of Various Adjusted BD Vacutainer® Tubes for Lactate Dehydrogenase and Potassium as Indicators of Hemolysis on the Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) VITROS® 250 Analyzer (April 2005)
VS5865 04/24/2020 BD Microtainer™ Amber Serum Separator Tubes (SST™) with Microgard™ Closure: Comparison with BD Microtainer™ Amber SST™ with FloTop Collector for Visual Hemolysis and Total Bilirubin (February 2001)
VS5904 04/24/2020 BD Vacutainer™ PLUS Sodium Fluoride/EDTA Tubes: Evaluation of Clotting, Hemolysis and Glucose at Initial Time of Collection and After 24 Hour Storage at Room Temperature When Compared to Glass Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate Tubes (June 2001)
VS5967-1 04/24/2020 Evaluation of 0.109M BD Vacutainer™ Plus Plastic and 0.105M BD Vacutainer™ Glass Sodium Citrate Tubes for PT and APTT Using the IL ACL Futura™ Analyzer (June 2002)
VS5970-1 04/24/2020 Evaluation of 0.109M BD Vacutainer™ Plus Plastic and 0.105M BD Vacutainer™ Glass Sodium Citrate Tubes for Platelet Counts Using the Beckman Coulter® STKS Analyzer and Sysmex® K1000 (June 2002)
VS7120 04/24/2020 Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® 0.109M 1.8mL PLUS Plastic Sodium Citrate Tubes Using the Diagnostica Stago STA® Hemostasis Analyzer (July 2003)
VS7174 04/24/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer® Lithium Heparin Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® Lithium Heparin Glass Tubes for Routine Chemistry Analytes (July 2004)
VS7593 04/24/2020 A Comparison of BD Vacutainer® Serum Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® Serum Glass Tubes for Ischemia Modified Albumin (IMA®) (July 2006)
VS5285-1 04/04/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer® SST™ Glass Tubes with BD Vacutainer® SST™ PLUS Plastic Tubes for Eight Analytes by Enzyme Immunoassay (July 2003)
VS5394-1 04/04/2020 BD Vacutainer® SST™ and PST™ PLUS Plastic Tubes: Evaluation of Freezing the Samples in the Tubes for Select Chemistry Analytes (July 2003)
VS5402 04/04/2020 Evaluation of VACUTAINER® Brand 8mL PLUS Conical tubes for Urinalysis and Microscopic Urine Analysis on the IRIS 900 UDx (November 2001)
VS5408 04/04/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer™ 0.105M Sodium Citrate 2.7mL and 1.8mL Pediatric Tubes with 4.5mL Conventional Stopper Tubes (Reorder #366415) (December 1999)
VS5454-1 04/04/2020 BD Microtainer® Lithium Heparin Tubes with BD Microgard™ Closure: Comparison with BD Microtainer® Lithium Heparin Tubes with FloTop Collector for Visual Observations and Chemistry Analytes (August 2003)
VS5771 04/04/2020 Evaluation of 16 x 100 mm BD Vacutainer Plus Conical Tubes with a Urinalysis Preservative for Urine Chemistry and Microscopic Analysis on the IRIS® 900 UDx (September 2001)
VS5814-2 04/04/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer® K2EDTA Plus Tubes to BD Vacutainer® K3EDTA Glass Tubes for Routine Immunohematology Tests (May 2004)
VS5850 04/04/2020 Evaluation of Direct Draw Blood Collection Through Peripheral Catheters (February 2001)
VS7029 04/04/2020 Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® SST™ Plus Tubes Compared to BD Vacutainer® SST™ Glass Tubes for Routine Chemistry Analytes (May 2004)
VS7032 04/04/2020 Evaluation of BD Vacutainer™ PST™ Plus Plastic Tubes Compared with BD Vacutainer™ PST™ Glass Tubes for Routine Chemistry Analytes (April 2003)
VS7250 04/04/2020 A Comparative Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® Lithium Heparin Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® Lithium Heparin Glass Tubes for Select Cardiac Markers (July 2004)
VS7608-1 04/04/2020 Verification of BD Vacutainer® Lithium Heparin Plus Tubes and BD Vacutainer® PST™ Plus Tubes for the Functional (Anticoagulation) and Clinical Performance of Select Chemistry Analytes (August 2008)
VS8129 04/04/2020 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube with BD Hemogard™ Closure for Cardiac Markers on the Beckman Coulter Access®, Roche Modular, and Siemens Dimension® RxL (July 2010)
VS5419-1 02/20/2020 Summary Report of a Comparison of BD Vacutainer™ Plain Serum Tubes (Glass versus PLUS Plastic) for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (June 2003)
VS5420-1 02/20/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer™ Serum, SST™ and PST™ Tubes for Common Chemistry Analytes (May 2002)
VS5892 02/20/2020 Evaluation of 16x100 mm BD Vacutainer™ PLUS Plastic Conical Tubes With A Urinalysis Preservative For Pregnancy Tests Using the ICON II HCG Kit (July 2001)
VS5918 02/20/2020 BD Vacutainer™ PLUS Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate Tubes: Evaluation of Clotting, Hemolysis and Glucose at Initial Time of Collection and After 4 and 24 Hours Storage at Room Temperature When Compared to Glass Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate (June 2001)
VS7049-1 02/20/2020 Therapeutic Drug Compatibility in BD Vacutainer® SST™ PLUS Plastic Tubes (October 2003)
VS7098 02/20/2020 Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® Urine Culture & Sensitivity Preservative PLUS Plastic Tube vs. BD Vacutainer® Urine Culture & Sensitivity Preservative Glass Tube for Microbiological Testing - Patient Urine (August 2003)
VS7246 02/20/2020 Comparison of BD Vacutainer® PST™ Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® PST™ Glass Tubes for Routine Chemistry Analytes (November 2004)
VS7251 02/20/2020 A Comparative Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® PST™ Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® PST™ Glass Tubes for Select Cardiac Markers (July 2004)
VS7253 02/20/2020 A Comparative Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® Serum Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® Serum Glass Tubes for Select Cardiac Markers (July 2004)
VS7610 02/20/2020 Evaluation of Sample Quality from BD Vacutainer® SST™ Plus and PST™ Plus Tubes Using IRIS StatSpin® Express Centrifuges (December 2008)
VS7598 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Cardiac Markers on the Beckman Coulter Access® 2 and Abbott AxSYM® (September 2009)
VS7599 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Routine Chemistry Analytes on the Roche Modular (September 2009)
VS7600 06/08/2011 Comparison of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube with the BD Vacutainer® PST™ Tube for Cardiac Markers on the Beckman Coulter Access® 2, Abbott AxSYM® and Roche Elecsys® 1010 (January 2010)
VS7601 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Routine Chemistry Analytes on the Roche COBAS Integra® 800 (September 2009)
VS7602 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Special Chemistry Analytes on the Beckman Coulter Access® 2 and DPC Immulite® 1000 (September 2009)
VS7617 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Routine Chemistry Analytes on the Olympus®AU5200™/AU5400™ (September 2009)
VS7618 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Selected Routine Chemistry and Immunology Analytes on the Ortho Clinical Diagnostics VITROS® 5,1 FS (September 2009)
VS8107 06/08/2011 Comparison of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube with the BD Vacutainer® PST™ Tube for Selected Routine Chemistry Analytes on the Roche COBAS Integra® 800 and the Olympus® AU5200™/AU5400™  (December 2009)
VS8108 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Female Hormones on the Beckman Coulter Access® 2 and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics VITROS® ECi (October 2009)
VS8109 06/08/2011 Comparison of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube with the BD Vacutainer® PST™ Tube for Female Hormones on the Beckman Coulter Access® 2 and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics VITROS® ECi (February 2010)
VS8110 06/08/2011 Evaluation of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube for Special Chemistry Analytes on the Bayer ADVIA Centaur® (March 2010)
VS8112 06/08/2011 Comparison of the BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tube with the BD Vacutainer® PST™ Tube for Special Chemistry Analytes on the Beckman Coulter Access® 2 and Bayer ADVIA Centaur® (April 2010)
VS8115 06/08/2011 Performance of BD Vacutainer® Rapid Serum Tubes Over a Range of Centrifugation G-Force (January 2010)
VS5277 06/26/2008 Vacutainer® Brand PLUS SST® Tubes Produced with Reduced Silicone Surfactant Levels: Evaluation of the Process Change on Common Chemistry Analytes (September 1996)
VS5282-1 06/26/2008 Evaluation of BD Vacutainer® PLUS Plastic Tubes and Selected Competitive Tubes for Lithium, Sodium and Potassium on the Dade LYTENING™ Analyzer (July 2003)
VS7343 06/26/2008 A Comparison of Adjusted Partial Draw BD Vacutainer® SST™ Tubes and Adjusted Partial Draw BD Vacutainer® Serum Plus Tubes with BD Vacutainer® Serum Glass Tubes for Total T3 on the DPC Immulite® 1000 Analyzer and TSH on the Abbott AxSYM® Analyzer (February 2005)
VS5243 09/03/2008 Evaluation of VACUTAINER® Brand PLUS SST® Tubes for Thyroid Tests: Tri-iodothyronine Uptake (T3U), Thyroxine (T4), Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) (January 1996)