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Blood Product Issue

Laboratory:Blood Bank
Test Code:DI
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

Request form only - send immediately to Blood Bank.

Sample and request received - add BBV panel and forward to Blood Bank.

BBV (Blood Bank Sample Validation Panel) to be entered for all Blood Bank Samples.

Specimen Types:Blood
Plasma
Container Types:
EDTAEDTA
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:0.5 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

May be added to a current BGS. (Only Request Form required)

Samples and Requests must have THREE points of corresponding identification. Preferably Full name, Hospital UR number and Date of Birth.

All Blood Bank Samples must be Dated, Timed and Signed or Initialled by the collector.

These details must be IDENTICAL to those on the Declaration of the Request form.

Clinical notes and past transfusion history must also be noted on the request slip or blood products will not be provided.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

Forward to Blood Bank.

Assay Frequency:Daily