The department assures the supply of safe and quality blood and its products to the patients and provide high quality services.
Note: Red cells are preserved in preservative solution Adsol / SAGM and have extended shelf-life upto 42 days. Platelets are reserved in the bags of PVC plasticised with trimalliate (Baxter PL 1240) for 5 days at 20-240C in incubator with agitation.
Donors leukocytes present in cellular blood components are linked to wide range of transfusion adverse reactions mainly non-hemolytic reactions, HLA alloimmunization and platelet refractoriness.
Platelets are preserved in the bags of PVC plasticized with trimalliate (Baxter PL 1240) for 5 days at 20-240C in incubator with agitation.