Accession Number : ADA140442
Title : New Developments in Red Blood Cell Preservation Using Liquid and Freezing Procedures.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : BOSTON UNIV MA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Personal Author(s) : Valeri,C R
PDF Url : ADA140442
Report Date : 02 Apr 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 53
Abstract : Today, most donor blood is separated into its components -- red blood cell concentrates, platelet concentrates, and plasma -- shortly after collection. The storage limitations depend upon which anticoagulant is used during blood collection: whole blood and red blood cell concentrates may be stored at 4 C with hematocrit values of 75 to 80 V% for 21 days in CPD and for 35 dys in CPDA-1. A newly developed polyvinyl chloride plastic multile-bag collection system has simplified blood collection, component separation and storage, biochemical modification with or without cryopreservation, cryopreservation with or without biochemical modification, and pre-wash dilution of the red cells.
Descriptors : *Blood preservation, *Erythrocytes, Freezing, Separation, Hematocrit, Cryobiology, Bags, Plastics, Polyvinyl chloride, Blood storage, Collection
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE