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Global Blood Processing Supplies And Equipment Industry

4. BLOOD COMPONENTS & DERIVATIVES II-14

Red Blood Cells (RBCs) II-14

White Blood Cells (WBCs) II-14

Platelets II-14

Ionic Composition of Blood II-15

Types of Blood II-15

General Facts about Blood II-16

General Uses of Blood II-16

Blood - Global Facts II-16

5. LANDMARKS OF TRANSFUSION MEDICINE HISTORY II-17

6. BLOOD BANKING II-22

Blood Banks II-22

Blood Collection and Processing II-22

Blood Processing- A Brief Expanantion II-23

History of Blood Processing II-23

Blood Processing - A Brief Expanantion II-23

Auto Transfusion II-24

Blood Typing Techniques II-25

ABO/Rh Testing II-25

Continuous Flow Techniques II-26

Cuvette-Based Techniques II-26

Re-Suspension Technique II-26

Groupamatic Instruments II-27

Micro Plate Instruments II-27

Streaming Technique II-27

Solid-Phase Technique II-28

Procedures for Blood Storage and Usage II-28

Cost of Blood II-28

Blood Grouping II-28

Tests for Groups A, B, AB, O and Rh factors II-29

Blood Screening II-29

Antibody Screening II-29

Infectious Disease Testing II-29

Apheresis II-29

7. AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS VIS-À-VIS ALLOGENIC BLOODTRANSFUSIONS II-31Donation Prior to Surgery II-31Hemodilution (Blood Dilution) II-31Intraoperative Blood Collection II-31Post Operative Blood Collection II-32Autologous Transfusions: Minimizing Risk of Blood- Borne Diseases II-32

8. RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH BLOOD DONATION AND TRANSFUSION II-33

Hazards Involved in Blood Donations II-33

Blood Transfusion Risks II-33

Infectious Agents Transmitted by Blood Transfusions II-33

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) II-33

Human T Lymphotropic Virus I, -II (HTLV-I, -II) II-34

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) II-34

Parasitic Infections II-34

Malaria II-34

Babesiosis II-34

Toxoplasmosis II-34

Chagas Disease II-35

Lyme Disease II-35

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease II-35

Viral Hepatitis II-35

Background II-35

Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) II-36

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) II-36

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) II-36

Hepatitis G Virus (HGV) II-36

Other Hepatitis Virii II-37

9. BLOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT: AN OVERVIEW II-38Blood Analysis Equipment: Significant Changes in Type andManner of Deployment II-38Automated Analyzers for Blood Analysis II-38Blood Administration Sets II-38Straight Type Blood Administration Sets II-39Y Type Blood/Solution Administration Sets II-39Blood Component Recipient Sets II-39Blood Bank Freezers II-39Blood Bank Refrigerators II-39Blood Cell Processors II-40Blood Cell Washer Bags II-40Blood Collection Needles II-40Blood Collection and Micro Collectors II-41Blood Collection Tube Adapters II-41Blood Donor Sets II-41Blood Filters II-41Micropore Blood Filters II-42Blood Filtration Process II-42Leukocyte Depleting Filters Market II-42Blood Grouping Analyzers II-42Purchase Considerations for Blood Grouping Systems II-44Blood Lancets II-44Blood Sample Mailers II-44Blood Sampling Kits II-44Blood Tube Mixes II-44Blood Warming Coils/Pouches II-45Cleaning Solutions II-45Donor Blood (Blood Bank) Mixer II-45Blood Grouping Reagents II-45Coagulation Reagents II-45Hematology Reagents II-46Hematology Stains II-46Control Plasmas II-46Hematocrit Centrifuges II-46Microscopic Slides II-47Sedimentation Tubes II-47Slide Stainer II-47Specimen Labels II-47Test Tube Racks II-47Vials II-47

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