The Blood Component Information: An extension of blood component labels (BCI) booklet has been updated and is now available online at transfusion.com.au
From Monday 1 July, we will be introducing new national sample collection guidelines and two new forms which have been developed to facilitate a standard approach to requesting platelet and neutrophil testing/investigations.
We'd be keen to hear your feedback in a 2-minute survey about iTransfuse and what else you would like to see included in this comprehensive bedside tool.
In 2018 alone, we had more than 300,000 visitors to transfusion.com.au with the most popular page visited being 'Inheritance patterns of blood groups'.
The latest audit - the Transfusion Documentation Audit - is now available for the 420 registered users.
From 28 March 2019, we will be modifying our collection and manufacturing processes to produce apheresis platelets suspended in platelet additive solution (PAS).
The Blood Service now provides Non-Invasive Prenatal Analysis (NIPA) for blood group genotyping to determine the RhD status of the fetus.
To ensure the Blood Service has adequate supplies of RhD Immunoglobulin, the Blood Service is searching for new plasma donors who have pre-existing anti-D.
The 2018 transfusion-transmissible infections in Australia surveillance report is now available and can be found here.