Blood Banks

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Specialization:

An institution (organization or distinct part thereof) that performs, or is responsible for the performance of, the collection, processing, storage and/or issuance of human blood and blood components, intended for transfusion. The institution may also collect, process, and/or distribute human tissue, including bone marrow and peripheral blood progenitor cells, intended for transplantation. **





* Source: American Association of Blood Banks, Standards for Blood Banks and Tranfusion, 17th ed.

** Source: American Association of Blood Banks, Standards for Blood Banks and Tranfusion, 17th ed.