blood product

blood product

A component—e.g., plasma, platelets, packed red cells—of whole blood, which is routinely used in surgery and other medical procedures.

blood product

A general term for a biopharmaceutical purified from human blood–eg factor VIII, fresh frozen plasma–FFP
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Mr Guy made the announcement while visiting Proliants cattle blood product manufacturing plant in Feilding today.
A pneumatic-tube system can complete a delivery in a fraction of the time that it takes to walk a blood product from a blood bank to another floor or another building.
The American Red Cross recommends that recipients of YF vaccine defer blood product donation for 2 weeks because of the theoretical risk for transmission from a viremic donor (3).
Trudi Evans, the Welsh Blood Service's recruitment manager, said, "I truly believe that everyone who needs blood should be having it - if the public takes this on board there is no reason why we should ever be short of any blood product.
Her mum Rosie is baffled about why batches of the blood product would be thrown away - unless for safety reasons.
if, in consultation with a health professional, they deem that a Schedule 1 drug or blood product is appropriate.
The 226th BSU received routine blood product shipments once a week from the blood transshipment center in Qatar in quantities that were based on the requirements of ongoing missions.
Since risk of bacterial contamination is greatest among platelet recipients, Klein says, pathogen-inactivation technologies should probably be tested in that blood product.
The move to pre-storage filtration for platelets will assure that all patients receive the filtered blood product.
Therefore, the choice of which blood product to use should remain with individual physicians.
Processing of the patient's specimen and the blood product may then be automated with instrument interfacing and electronic cross match.
There is no basic law in Japan regulating the blood product business.