Safety of type and screen method compared to conventional antiglobulin crossmatch procedures for compatibility testing in Indian setting

@inproceedings{Chaudhary2011SafetyOT,
  title={Safety of type and screen method compared to conventional antiglobulin crossmatch procedures for compatibility testing in Indian setting},
  author={Rajendra Chaudhary and N Agarwal},
  booktitle={Asian journal of transfusion science},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Over the past 30 years, pretransfusion tests have undergone considerable modification. In 1984, AABB recommended that the full cross match could be replaced by an abbreviated cross match in patients with negative antibody screen. However, before implementation of such a policy, issue regarding safety of T & S needs to be evaluated. OBJECTIVES The aim of pretransfusion testing (PTT) is to ensure that enough red blood cells (RBCs) in the selected red cell components will survive when… CONTINUE READING