Chapter 44. Tissue Banking

  1. Michael F. Murphy MD, FRCP, FRCPath Professor Consultant Haematologist3,4 and
  2. Derwood H. Pamphilon MD, MRCPCH, FRCP, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist Honorary Clinical Reader5,6
  1. Ruth M. Warwick MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCPath Consultant Specialist in Tissue Services1 and
  2. Deirdre Fehily PhD Inspector Technical Consultant2

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch44

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

How to Cite

Warwick, R. M. and Fehily, D. (2009) Tissue Banking, in Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition (eds M. F. Murphy and D. H. Pamphilon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch44

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 4

    NHS Blood and Transplant and Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 5

    NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol, UK

  4. 6

    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    NHS Blood and Transplant, Edgware, Middlesex, UK

  2. 2

    Tissues and Cells, National Transplant Centre, Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181969

Online ISBN: 9781444311761



  • tissue banking;
  • tissue processing;
  • amniotic membrane;
  • donor testing;
  • short tandem repeat (STR) analysis;
  • donor selection assessment;
  • acute burns units


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Regulation of tissue banking

  • Consent

  • Donor selection

  • Donor testing

  • Tissue procurement

  • Tissue processing

  • Supply and traceability of tissues

  • Serious adverse events and reactions

  • Summary

  • Key points

  • Further reading