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Platelets, Apheresis for Paediatrics (APP)

Test Code:

XMA018

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

-

Specimen Requirement

Approval from Blood Service Group Medical Officer required.
Inform KKH Blood Bank at 6394 1376 once the product is approved.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Insulation box without frozen ice insert but with acrylic divider

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

BSG

Contact Number

6394 1376

Day and Time Performed

Daily, 24 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

No

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Product must be agitated at all times and store at 22°C. Transfuse immediately upon receipt.
 
Direct Issue of Platelets :
a) Current Platelet Count < 20 x 10/L
b) Request is only for 1 CSP/PPLT or 1-2 APP
c) Patient is RhD +ve
d) Request is for NON-IRRADIATED Platelets
e) A minimal interval of 6 hours have lapsed between last platelets issue and this current request for platelets

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Platelets, Apheresis for Paediatrics (APP) XMA018
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