frozen blood


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frozen blood

A blood product consisting of packed red cells, which has a prolonged shelf life given that most of the plasma is replaced with glycerol.
 
Indications
Rare blood types (e.g., Bombay phenotype), paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria, IgA deficiency with production of anti-IgA antibodies, GVHD, autologous blood storage.
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Within this space, she has 12 operating rooms, 1,000 hospital beds, physical-therapy facilities, a burn intensive-care unit, a frozen blood bank, an infectious-disease ward, even a morgue.
The researchers analyzed frozen blood samples collected in 1974 from 1,590 residents of Washington County, Maryland, as well as a smoking survey of the same residents conducted in 1975, and compared exposures to passive smoking at home with micronutrient levels in the subjects' blood samples.
On February 15, 1999, the frozen blood was defrosted and the lysed buffy coat was immediately cocultured with C6/36 cells.
In the recent assay of frozen blood samples, an association was found between beta carotene and melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.
Other unusual products carried for the Oriental trade include frozen blood and ruffle fat, which is a pig gland that Filipinos fry and eat as an hors d'ouevre.
Standard off-the-shelf HF RFID tags function when applied to liquid and frozen blood products.
OAKRIDGE - A truck loaded with 30,000 pounds of frozen blood and plasma crashed off of Highway 58 early Wednesday morning, closing the highway for more than six hours.
The breakthrough described here allows for study of cells from frozen blood samples already stored at blood banks-even from deceased patients.
The nearly identical Hgb concentrations among split samples of fresh heparinized blood and among those split samples after freezing, storage, and thawing, suggests that Hgb concentrations obtained by the HemoCue on either fresh or frozen blood are repeatable.
He has also made a bust of his head from eight pints of his own frozen blood and created a white-painted bronze of 34-year-old Moss in a contorted yoga pose.