blood crossmatching

blood crossmatching

the direct matching of donor and recipient blood to prevent the transfusion of incompatible blood types. Crossmatching tests for agglutination of (1) donor red blood cells (RBCs) by recipient serum and (2) recipient RBCs by donor serum.
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Because SafeTrace Tx allows centralized blood crossmatching, a blood center can batch tests together instead of conducting individual tests on samples, as most hospitals must now do.