Transfusion Medicine

OVERVIEW

The Department of Transfusion Medicine is concerned with transfusion of blood and blood components. It encompasses issues of blood donation, immunohematology and other laboratory testing, transfusion practices, therapeutic apheresis, stem cell collections, cellular therapy, and coagulation. Laboratory management and understanding of state and central regulations related to blood products are also a large part of the field. The department provides support for several other procedures and transplant programmes.