Greiner Bio-One offers a whole product line for venous blood collection. The closed system enables a hygienic and simple sample collection. All VACUETTE®products are compatible with all common analysis equipment.
VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes
The innovative VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes made out of virtually unbreakable PET plastic have set the standard on today‘s market. They provide improved safety and hygiene during specimen collection procedures with the advantage of being as clear as glass.
VACUETTE® tubes can be changed quickly and hygienically during blood collection, without any risk of coming into contact with specimen material. Most tubes contain chemical additives, which in combination with the pre-determined vacuum ensure the correct mixing ratio for the blood sample. The cap colours of the tubes are based on the internationally recommended colour code so that different tube types can be recognised at first glance. The unique screw thread of the VACUETTE® PREMIUM Tube ensures effortless manual opening of the tube and it is perfect for automated decapping too. If necessary, the tube can be easily opened with one hand.
Make needlestick injuries history
A large number of all infectious diseases acquired at work in the healthcare sector can be attributed to injuries with medical sharps. Needlestick injuries pose by far the highest risk of infection. More than 50% of all registered cases concern nursing staff, followed by doctors and laboratory staff. However, this does not mean that needlestick injuries represent an unavoidable occupational risk. The correct use of VACUETTE® safety products can virtually eliminate this risk. VACUETTE ® safety products comply with the EU Directive (EU 2010/32).
For daily blood collection routines: VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder
The VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder by Greiner Bio-One can be used either with VACUETTE® Multiple Use Drawing Needles or with VACUETTE® VISIO PLUS Needles. With our VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Complete and VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Complete PLUS, the needles are already assembled. The protective shield is attached directly to the holder. Thanks to the one-handed activation of the protective shield with the aid of a stable surface or the finger or thumb, this product is a winner with its easy handling and extensive protection against injury and infection.
The VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder offers protection against needlestick injuries with no change to collection technique.
The First Step into Safety: VACUETTE® SAFETY Winged Set
The VACUETTE® SAFETY Winged Set is a sterile, plastic winged blood collection set. The set consists of a stainless steel needle, colour-coded wings according to needle size, flexible tubing and a plastic safety cover. The version without Luer Adapter as well as the SAFETY Winged Set + Luer Adapter is also suitable for the single-use short-term infusion of intravenous fluids.1 Each product is equipped with a safety mechanism to reduce the risk of needlestick injuries. After blood collection is completed, the needle is carefully removed from the patient's vein and the safety mechanism is activated immediately afterwards.
The gentle touch: VACUETTE® EVOPROTECT SAFETY Blood Collection Set
The safety mechanism with a semi-automatic spring mechanism protects you from the risk of a needlestick injury and makes your daily work easier. Any needlestick injury is one too many. The VACUETTE® EVOPROTECT Safety Blood Collection Set is exceptionally comfortable and intuitive to use. It consists of a winged needle with a safety mechanism, which is suitable for one-handed activation thanks to the special design. Activating the safety mechanism while the needle is still in the vein largely eliminates the risk of needlestick injuries. Extra-thin needle walls of the 21G and 23G cannulas have a positive effect on the flow rate and thus also on the duration of blood collection and infusion.