Reference 2018-708

REF:           2018-708

Subject:       Blood grouping analyser

 

Request:

Question 1: Does your Trust have a blood transfusion service? Yes/No

If yes, please answer the following questions about your blood group analysers:

Question 2: Who is the analyser manufacturer?

Question 3: What is the make and model type of analyser?

Question 4: What percentage of false positive results do you see with this analyser for blood grouping and antibody screening? (Only include false positives caused by external contaminants or analyser failures)

Question 5: How many group and screen samples do you test per year?

Question 6: Do you provide electronic issue of red cells?

Question 7: Do you provide automated cross matching using your analysers?

Question 8: Do you have an agreed blood ordering schedule?

 

 

Response:

Does your Trust have a blood transfusion service? Yes
Who is the analyser manufacturer? Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
What is the make and model type of analyser? Vision
What percentage of false positive results do you see with this analyser for blood grouping and antibody screening? Data not available
How many group and screen samples do you test per year? 18,500
Do you provide electronic issue of red cells? No
Do you provide automated cross matching using your analysers? No
Do you have an agreed blood ordering schedule? Yes

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