transfusion medicine

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transfusion medicine

Blood banking A subspecialty of clinical pathology or internal medicine which is involved in Pt management through administration of blood cells and blood products including fresh-frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate; TM specialists are versant in relevant areas of hematology, immunology, infectious disease, both clinically and from a lab standpoint, participate in establishing standards for use of these products in a health care facility, and address the legal aspects of transfusions; in the US, the FDA and Am Assn of Blood Banks–AABB–set standards and provide guidelines in TM. See AABB, Transfusion criteria.
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Control group (n = 35) blood samples were taken from blood donors in cooperation with the UNLP Department of Haematology and Transfusiology. The control group was composed of people with negative results from biochemical and haematological screening medical tests.
Rh antigens have major clinical impact in transfusiology, since they can produce hemolytic transfusion reactions.
New possibilities in the detection of Hepatitis C," in Proceedings of the Blood Banks' Conference 'The role of Quality Assurance and Control in Transfusiology', Budapest, Hungary, 2010.
non-compliance with the fundamental legal principles of hemovigilance prescribed by the "Law on Transfusiology" [20].
This prospective study was performed at the Department of Transfusiology and the Department of Orthopedic and Traumatology of the General Hospital "Dorde Joanovic" in Zrenjanin from October 24th, 2011 to January 24th, 2013 (15 months of observation).