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blood component

That part of a unit of blood which is separated by physical or mechanical means—e.g., packed red cells, fresh frozen plasma—and administered based on specific indications.

blood component

Any transfusible product derived from whole blood, e.g., red blood cells, platelets, plasma, coagulation factors, immunoglobulins.
Synonym: blood product
See also: component
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Their study is comparable to this study, where in blood component usage is considered as a significant risk factor.
In this study though the incidence of TRALI was very insignificant still it is unlikely that TRALI can be entirely prevented but its frequency may be reduced by judicious use of blood components; blood conservation programs that minimize unnecessary transfusion; interventions by blood collecting facilities to minimize the preparation of high plasma volume components from donors with antibodies to leucocytes, such as pregnant ladies and multiparous ladies; and deferring the donors who have been associated with TRALI reactions.
Before retrospective testing and recall of blood components, packed red blood cells from this implicated donation had been transfused into a Texas man aged 71 years who had undergone aortic graft surgery on the preceding day; an additional four components from MP-NAT negative donations (all determined to be IDT NAT nonreactive) were transfused the same day.
Bacterial contamination of blood components: risks, strategies, and regulation: Hematology.
Additional problems with ABC Codabar have been recognized in donation identification numbers and blood component codes.
The state health department will set up blood component separation unit for at the district hospital in Siliguri, West Bengal
Blood Components Transfused in the Operating Room Prior to the Development of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury(*) Anti-HLA Component Age, d Donor Sex Antibody RBC([dagger]) 21 M ND RBC([dagger]) 20 F ND RBC 3 M ND RBC 2 F ND FFP 59 F ND FFP 85 F 0% Platelet pool 3 (each F ND (7 platelet concentrate) F 0% concentrates) M (5 donors) (*) RBC indicates red blood cells; FFP, fresh frozen plasma; and ND, not determined.
She said the other blood components needed by dengue patients included whole blood, packed red blood cells, and fresh frozen plasma with blood group types O, A, AB, and B.
Rashid Hospital's laboratory blood bank is the sole provider of blood components for all cases of accidents and emergencies, issuing more than 11,500 units of different blood components each year.
The blood bank at the Rashid hospital laboratory is the sole provider of blood components for all cases of accidents and emergencies, issuing more than 11,500 units of different blood components yearly.
Heading into 2019, the Company will continue to advance its mission to make INTERCEPT the standard of care for transfused blood components globally and to enable its customers to deliver safe and effective blood products to patients.