Transfusion

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Includes transfusion with :

red blood cells

platelets

fresh frozen plasma (FFP)

cryoprecipitate

buffy coat/white cell/neutrophils

intravenous or subcutaneous human normal immunoglobulin

Guidance

Establish:-

What blood component the donor received?

In which country the transfusion was given?

Which year the transfusion was given?


RECRUITMENT - Accept if transfused in UK, Europe, Australia, North America. If transfused outside these regions discuss case with MO

VT - Accept if transfused in UK, Europe, Australia, North America AND inform Transplant Centre. If transfused outside these regions discuss case with MO


Donor transfused in a country endemic for malaria or South American trypanosomiasis:

Check the Geographical Disease Risk Index. If transfused in an at risk endemic country and a validated malarial antibody test and/or a validated test for T.cruzi antibody is negative, accept.


For the rest of the case, follow current JPAC guidelines in conjunction with transplant centre:

JPAC Transfusion Guidelines


Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Blood transfusion

Version

Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

3 November 2016