This involves taking a small amount of blood from the tip of a finger, ear lobe or heel.
A capillary blood draw is when a small amount of blood is taken from the tip of a finger, ear lobe or heel.The steps include:
A capillary blood draw may be done to test for or monitor a variety of medical conditions.
Prior to having your blood drawn, make sure you follow all the instructions given to you by your healthcare provider.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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