American Association of Blood Banks


Also found in: Acronyms.

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.

American Association of Blood Banks

,

AABB

The professional organization, more commonly referred to as the AABB, whose mission is to promulgate standard practices in immunohematology.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Director of Armed Forces Hospitals Directorate in Taif region, Major General Mubarak bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani said that this recognition includes an international certificate issued for the recognized Blood Bank to confirm its conformity to the specifications of the American Association of Blood Banks for two renewable years.
At the annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks in Orlando last September, Cerus scientists showed that the technology is also effective against some parasites, such as the one that causes most malaria.
The answer to the first question is in the following statement of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Technical Manual (Manual), which states that "all personnel involved in the ordering and administering transfusion must be able to recognize a transfusion reaction so that appropriate actions can be taken promptly.
According to the American Association of Blood Banks, a seven-day stock of blood is necessary to ensure a stable blood supply throughout the nation.
The FDA and the American Association of Blood Banks recommend that individuals from malaria-endemic areas defer blood donation for 3 years following emigration or travel back to those areas; persons who have had malaria should defer donation for 3 years after becoming asymptomatic.
Results showing accurate performance of device presented at the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Annual Meeting & TXPO
Steven Kleinman, chairman of the Transfusion Transmitted Diseases Committee for the American Association of Blood Banks.
The move by the American Association of Blood Banks, the American Red Cross, and the American Blood Centers was "a rational response" to the risk of transmission via blood and blood products, the FDA said in a statement.
blood banks; hospitals and clinics -- most affiliated with the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) -- operate the others.
NASDAQ: BLUD), the American Association of Blood Banks where he served as President, and the National Blood Foundation where he served as Chairman.
Transfusion medicine RFID apps running on Google Nexus S smartphone showcased at the American Association of Blood Banks Annual Conference
Their call for action came at the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks in Orlando.

Medical browser ?
Full browser ?