Clinical Pathology: Transfusion Medicine

• The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) has requirements for the labeling of blood components.

• Blood components should only be labeled after the following have taken place:

    - All donation records have been reviewed and compared with all past records for accuracy and consistency.

    - All holds are resolved.

    - Infectious disease test results are confirmed to be negative or nonreactive.

    - All quality control processes for both the product and all equipment, supplies, and reagents used in manufacturing have been completed and reviewed.

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