10. Testing, Issuing, and Transport of Blood Components

  1. René R. P. De Vries MD3 and
  2. Jean-Claude Faber MD4
  1. Constantina Politis MD1,2

Published Online: 6 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch10

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

How to Cite

Politis, C. (2012) Testing, Issuing, and Transport of Blood Components, in Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety (eds R. R. P. De Vries and J.-C. Faber), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

  2. 4

    Blood Transfusion Service of the Luxembourg Red Cross, Luxembourg

Author Information

  1. 1

    Athens University, Greece

  2. 2

    Head of the Hellenic Coordinating Haemovigilance Centre (SKAE), Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655276

Online ISBN: 9781118338179

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Keywords:

  • testing, issuing, and transport of blood components;
  • blood establishment (BE) and hospital, linked through hBB;
  • better reporting methods, study of factors associated with AEs;
  • pre-transfusion testing of donor blood, carried out in BE;
  • hemovigilance procedures, relevant to testing;
  • epidemiological surveillance of TTIs, in donors;
  • tracing/retrieval of potentially infectious donations;
  • hemovigilance data and recommendations;
  • error management TRIP, serious transfusion reactions;
  • proper storage temperature during transportation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Testing

  • Issuing and transport

  • Transportation

  • References