Which specimen is needed to investigate suspected transfusion reactions?
a. Post-reaction sample of recipient's urine.
b. Pre- and post-reaction samples of the patient's blood.
Blood from integral donor tubing or implicated container.
d. All the above.
Whenever bacteria is suspected as the cause of transfusion reaction, it is
necessary to perform a microscopic examination, and culture of the:
a. Donor pilot sample.
b. Recipient's pre-reaction blood sample.
Recipient's post-reaction blood sample.
d. Blood from the bag and from the patient.
Unpaid donors are preferable to paid or commercial donors.
It is required that all non-emergency donor blood be tested for HBsAg.
Hepatitis B is a highly contagious disease, which may be passed onto a recipient