Transfusion Medicine department is an integrated & essential part of tertiary level hospital. It plays an important role in serving lives in a critical moment of patients. Transfusion Medicine unit of Asgar Ali Hospital is very enriches because it covers both laboratory & Therapeutic aspects.
The integrated services of Transfusion Medicine department –
- Clinical Transfusion Medicine & Haemotherapy –
Apheresis Medicine and Cellular Therapy is a newer aspect of Transfusion Medicine.
-Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) indicated for different type of diseases like Guillain Bare Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Renal Allograft Rejection, Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome etc.
-Therapeutic Cytapheresis indicated for different Hematological disorders.
-Platelet Apheresis used for collection of Platelet indicated for Hemorrhagic patient.
-Cellular Therapy included PRP preparation & Haemopoitic stem cell collection.
Blood collection, processing, screening, component preparation and storage are maintained by standard procedures as per Safe Blood Transfusion policy.
- Immunohaematological tests that include –
Extended Phenotyping (Major & Minor Blood Grouping), Antibody detection & Tritation.