Previously QBC Diagnostics and the Drucker Company

A box of 100 individually packaged STAR Tubes for use with the QBC STAR Dry Hematology Analyzer. Also available in packages of 20.

Part Number : 429625

Online Promotional Price: $420.00

STAR Tubes

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Interested in learning more about the STAR tube? The following is an archive of currently available documents concerning the STAR tube:

Product Literature

STAR Tube User GuideUser Guide
A full color, step-by-step guide to preparing a sample with the QBC STAR Tube. 

STAR Tube Product InsertProduct Insert
The complete product insert for the QBC STAR Tube. 

The STAR Tube contains staining reagents on the inside of the tube, as well as a precision plastic float designed to separate the white blood cell layers (the "buffy coat"), to achieve the dry hematology technology breakthrough.

The STAR Tube features a unique, patented technology that allows them to provide the only dry hematology analysis on the market today.


QBC Technology


Interested in how the QBC technology works? Click on the video to below for an explanation of the science behind the STAR tube.



How much blood is required to test on the QBC STAR?
The QBC STAR Tube requires 70µl of blood.

What tube types can be used with the QBC STAR?
The QBC STAR is designed to work only with the QBC STAR Tube.

What collection method should be used for the QBC STAR Tube?
The STAR Tube can be used with fingerstick or venous blood (EDTA tube).

What type of stopper does it use?
Pre-inserted, ventilated stopper. 

How is the float inserted into the tube?
Float is contained in the STAR Tube cap, and is inserted by twisting the cap.

Is an anticoagulant included in tube?
Yes.