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This image depicts a female patient seated in a clinic, who was in the process of having some blood extracted from her left arm’s antecubital vein, during a phlebotomy procedure. The two, gloved hands of the phlebotomist, were securing the venipuncture site: right hand holding the needle tipped catheter; left hand holding the purple topped, interchangeable blood collection tube. See PHIL 13481, for a closer view of the phlebotomy site.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Amanda Mills
Creation Date:2011
Photo Credit:Amanda Mills
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