Because of the national shortage of light blue top sodium citrate collection tubes, please contact TriCore’s Client Engagement Center (505.938.8922 | 800.245.3296) for the TriCore locations providing medically-necessary specimen collections using these tubes. Thank you for your cooperation.

National Tube Shortage

Due to a national tube shortage, we do not have the tubes necessary to draw blood for blood clotting tests.  Please contact your provider for further direction. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Debido a la escasez de tubos a nivel nacional, no tenemos los tubos necesarios para extraer su sangre para las pruebas de coagulación de la sangre. Comuníquese con  proveedor para obtener más instrucciones. Pedimos disculpas por las molestias.

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