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Epic Test Name PLATELETS (TRANSFUSION)
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Department Transfusion Services
Contact Information CUH 214-633-4970; ZL 214-645-4274
Turn Around Time2 hrs
Performed 24/7
Performed by Transfusion Services
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Notes Current blood type for 1st order; For Subsquent transfusions there must be two ABO/Rh on file to transfuse. Order for ABO/Rh is required, testing for 2nd blood type is performed prior to Issue of the product when two blood types are not on file.
Updated/Reviewed 12/19/2016


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