Flashcards in Blood products Deck (10)
What does group A Rh- blood mean?
A-antigens on red cell membranes
Anti-B antibodies in plasma
Doesn't have rhesus D antigen
What does group AB Rh+ blood mean?
A and B antigens on red cell membranes
No antibodies in plasma
Has rhesus D antigen
What blood can be given to anyone?
What does group O blood mean?
No antigens on red cell membranes
Anti-A and Anti-B antibodies in plasma
What blood products are there?
Fresh frozen plasma
What cryoprecipitate used for?
Source of fibrinogen
What happens to blood to give someone red cells
Re-suspended in SAG-M
Stored at 2-6º
35 day shelf life
What happens to make a platelet sample?
Pooled from 4 donors or done by apheresis from single donor
Stored at room temperature
Where does fresh frozen plasma come from?
• From men to avoid risk of transfusion reaction risk
• Plasma from countries with low CJD risk for recipients born after 1996
• Frozen at -25º and stored for 36 months
• Used for clotting deficiencies