Save the date for the 2019 PASS blood bank exam review, previously known as Last Chance Review.
by William Crews, MD Cryoprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor is more commonly known as cryoprecipitate, or simply cryo. Cryoprecipitate can only be made from Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP), which has been removed from whole blood and frozen withinRead more
by Laurie J. Sutor, MD, MBA, VP of Medical and Technical Services Irradiation of blood is done to prevent graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in susceptible patients getting transfusion. Current practice in U.S. blood banks tends toRead more
Carter BloodCare’s Cellular Therapy Laboratory has been entrusted to assist with the initial collection, cryopreservation, preparation for patient infusion and administration of stem cell products. This video takes a behind-the-scenes look at the process.
Thanks for playing along with us this week as we looked at why every donation is a life-saving one! We hope you hav… https://t.co/LRS9eJZ19h3 days ago
Only about 6.6% of the population carries O negative blood, which can be given to any receiver as whole blood or re… https://t.co/wjPQS0325o3 days ago
AB- is found in less than 1% of the population, making it the rarest blood type. AB is the most desirable blood typ… https://t.co/NKytwodTu14 days ago