Edited By: Paul M. Ness
Impact Factor: 3.526
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 22/67 (Hematology)
Online ISSN: 1537-2995
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Increasing Platelet Storage Duration
This new video discusses the extended storage of platelets. Currently, apheresis platelets are stored at room temperature and have a shelf life of 5 days which makes them susceptible to bacterial contamination and numerous platelet storage lesions. Platelet additive solutions, collection systems, and storage bags may also affect the shelf life of platelets.