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crossmatch

Serologic crossmatch Transfusion medicine An agglutination test that determines donor-recipient blood compatibility. See Electronic crossmatch, Immediate spin crossmatch, Major crossmatch, Minor crossmatch.
Crossmatch
Major crossmatch Patient serum–which may contain antibodies is cross-reacted against the donor's red cells and
Minor crossmatch Patient RBCs are incubated with donor serum, this is of less clinical significance; it reveals donor antibodies against uncommon antigens–eg Cw, -Wra, -Lia 
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Crossmatch

A laboratory test done to confirm that blood from a donor and blood from the recipient are compatible.
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A classic way to measure unit blockage is by using the unit crossmatched to transfused (C:T) ratio or a more modern version of electronic crossmatch, the issue to transfusion (I:T) ratio.
Currently, all donors are HLA typed by low-resolution molecular methods and crossmatched with potential recipients.
However because of possible litigations and accountability fears, especially in private and military hospitals, majority of patients have blood typing and screening, in addition to one or two units of blood crossmatched for each.
The data provided by technical people are crossmatched with the reports submitted by our police units.
Overall the study examined the data of 21 438 subjects with insomnia and 64 314 crossmatched subjects without insomnia.
caesarean section for placenta previa) should have blood crossmatched and should, wherever possible, give birth in a place where further blood products are readily available.
Sera were obtained from 64 recipients who were routinely crossmatched against either cadaveric or related living donors (September 2009--August 2010).
"Firstly, a single point of contact in the police can help the family, while ensuring long term missing people are crossmatched against the unidentified database because they could well be dead," she said.
Previously transfused dogs should be crossmatched prior to subsequent transfusions, even if the transfusion is from the previous donor.
"It means that a blood donor crossmatched between the baby's blood type and yours has to be found," he finished.
Only patients with positive antibody screens are crossmatched using an antiglobulin procedure with antigen negative blood.
For example, we do not allow name or MRN changes if a patient has been crossmatched and blood administration is imminent or while a patient is in the OR.