"Blood products" is the term used to cover each component of blood, such as serum, plasma, platelets, and whole blood. Each of these has a particular use in the clinical field.
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International Society for Blood Transfusion
Global professional society for those involved in transfusion and transplantation science and medicine.
Standard for the identification, labeling and information processing of human blood, tissue and organ products. Provides technical documentation, licensing, and registration information.
NHS Choices: Blood Transfusion
Provides information about blood transfusion including why and how it is done and the risks involved.
NHS Choices: Plasma Products
Provides information about plasma and what the products are used for.
WebMD: Blood Type Test
Provides information on the range of tests that are performed on blood, including the abo and rh tests and why they are done.
WHO: Global Blood Safety and Availability
Facts and figures from a 2007 Blood Safety Survey.
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