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Red Cells (RBC) Adult

Send Group & Save sample. Allow 24 hours for non urgent requests and 60 mins for urgent requests. ALL urgent requests must be telephoned to the laboratory.

 

Red Cells (RBC) Baby

Send Group & Save sample. Allow 60 mins for urgent requests. ALL urgent requests must be telephoned to the laboratory.

 

Red Cells (RBC) Baby Exchange

Send Group & Save sample. Allow 4 hours for urgent requests. ALL urgent requests must be telephoned to the laboratory.

 

Red Cells (RBC) Baby Intrauterine Transfusion

Not provided at this hospital.

 

Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)

Contact the laboratory giving clinical disorder and the weight of the patient. Approximate thaw time 30 mins

 

Cryoprecipitate (CRYO)

Contact the laboratory giving clinical disorder. Approximate thaw time 30 mins.

 

Platelet Concentrate

Platelets are not held in stock and are ordered on a named patient basis. Approximate delivery time for urgent requests 90 mins.

 

Human Albumin Solution (HAS)

Stocked as 4.5% and 20%. Contact laboratory . Blood grouping is not required.

 

Factor Concentrates (FVIII, Beriplex, Novoseven)

Contact Consultant Haematologist to discuss.

 

Anti-D

For all Rhesus D negative antenatal patients, given at 28 and 34 weeks gestation or after trauma during pregnancy or after Intra uterine death. Advice can be given by the Specialist Practioners Of Transfusion (SPOT) Team or by the laboratory.