AABB


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AABB

 
American Association of Blood Banks.

AABB

American Association of Blood Banks.

AABB

American Association of Blood Banks. A professional, non-profit organization established in 1947 dedicated to the education, formulation of standards, policy and other facets of transfusion medicine. The AABB is responsible for collecting half of the US blood supply and transfusing 80%, and is involved in accrediting transfusion facilities, maintaining a rare donor database, and providing reference labs.

AABB

American Association of Blood Banks A professional, non-profit organization established in 1947 and dedicated to the education, formulation of standards, policy and other facets of transfusion medicine
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An AABB is an enclosing axis-aligned rectangle that covers the polyhedron.
Health experts advise customers to only use labs accredited by AABB or distributors who use those labs, but there are no regulations on the outfits themselves.
CordLife Singapore is the only AABB accredited bank in South and Southeast Asia, and is recognized for its efforts in promoting the highest quality in cord blood banking, enhancing the application of cord blood for stem cell transplants.
The researchers then trained 11 adult starlings to peck a key when they heard the more-complex recursive, or AABB type, string of sounds.
Of the 399 who responded, only 36% reported being aware that bacterial contamination of platelets was one of the most common infection risks of transfusion therapy, and only 20% indicated having been familiar with the new AABB standard prior to participating in the survey.
Although the use of pH tests are an option under the AABB standard, they are less sensitive than are culture-based methods in whole-blood-derived samples, which are pooled from multiple donors.
To assess clinician experience with transfusion-associated bacterial infections and knowledge of the new AABB standard, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA) conducted a survey of infectious-disease consultants in the United States.
A scan of related industry organizations revealed AABB would be the first organization in the blood banking industry to offer an online career center.
The final three quatrains, tetrameter lines rhyming AABB, depart from the previous five quatrains in dimeters and tetrameters.
In one part, mutation and other factors cause substitution of b for B and a local race AABB is formed.