BIOPHYLAXIS
Collection of mother's blood with Vacutainer system
1. Holding with one hand the colored portion of the needle's protective tape, twist and remove the white portion with your other hand. In case of multiple pregnancy, the procedure of collection of the mother's blood takes place only once.
2. Screw the needle into the special base and do not remove the needle from the colored protective tape.
3. Sterilize and prepare the injection area. Remove the needle's protective tape. Inject as you normally would, the mother's arm which is hanging loosely.
4. Insert the first vial into the special base. Place your forefinger and middle finger on the bottom of the special base and your thumb on the back side of the vial, pushing the vial inside into the base until the cap is pierced. Then remove the haemostatic band once the blood begins to flow into the vial.
5. Once the air is removed, the vial is filled with blood and the blood flow has stopped, lightly press with your thumb the bottom of the base so as to remove the cap from the needle and remove the vial from the base. Repeat two additional times so as to fill three vials with the mother's blood.
6. When the collection of three tubes has been completed, slightly shake the vials. (Caution not to over shake so as to avoid haemodialysis)
7. Place the three vials containing the mother's blood in the absorbent pockets and then in the plastic bag and seal it. Finally, place the plastic bag in the cylinder transport jar with the cord blood bag.
  • In case of multiple pregnancy, the procedure of collection of the mother's blood takes place only once.

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