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Varying ability of monoclonal anti-D reagents and weak RhD discrepancies-our experience
Rh is one of the important blood group system and D antigen is the most immunogenic and clinically significant because of the ability to cause haemolytic disease of new born and transfusion reactions. The monoclonal anti-D ...
Successful use of a charity to transport blood samples and blood components between a district general hospital and the national health service blood and transplant Birmingham
The transport of blood components are required to meet stringent standards as set out by the Blood Safety and Quality Regulations (BSQR) 2005 based on the 002/98/EC and 2004/33/EC European directive. In UK the blood ...
Paper based system can achieve 100% traceability in transfusion-an audit report
The Blood Safety and Quality Regulations 2005 require 'unambiguous traceability' of all blood and blood components from a donor to patient, or the final destination of all blood and its components if not transfused. Achieving ...
Organisational change - Implementation of the two-sample rule for ABO/D grouping prior to the issue of RBC
ABO grouping is an important serological test performed on pre-transfusion samples. Unless secure electronic patient identification systems are in place, a second sample should be requested for confirmation of the ABO ...
Successful creation of an electronic decision support tool to educate clinicians and develop a database to monitor the appropriate use of blood components at Burton Hospitals NHS foundation trust
In the UK 2.9 million blood components are issued every year and only 4% of the eligible population give blood. When used safely and appropriately, blood transfusion saves and improves patient's lives however it is not ...