Transfusion Medicine in Switzerland

  title={Transfusion Medicine in Switzerland},
  author={Guy Levya and Christa Bylandb and Christoph Niederhauserb and Rudolf Schwabea and Marianne Sennc and Behrouz Mansouri Taleghanib},
Swiss transfusion medicine currently encompasses 13 Regional Blood Transfusion Services (RBTS) under the Blood Transfusion Service of the Swiss Red Cross Ltd (BTS SRC) which is responsible for quality standards, logistics, and reference activities in immunohaematology and testing for infectious diseases, as well as haematological divisions of several university hospitals. Switzerland covers currently its own needs of labile blood components. According to the law, blood components are drugs and… CONTINUE READING