Leucodepleted total blood (Filtered total blood)
Blood obtained from a donor, mixed with an anticoagulant and preservative solution (CPD) and filtered to eliminate most of the leucocytes.
HOW IT IS OBTAINED
After being extracted, the total blood is filtered through special filters to significantly reduce its leucocyte content.
COMPOSITION AND CHARACTERISTICS
- Volume variable: between 442 and 540 ml.
- Haemoglobin A Over 45 g.
- ABO group and Rh factor.
- Extensive eritrocitari phenotype in some cases.
- Irregular antibodies: negative.
- Surface antigen of the hepatitis B virus (HBs Ag): negative.
- Antibodies against the hepatitis C virus (Anti-HCV): negative
- Antibodies against the Immunodeficiency virus (Anti-HIV 1+2): negative.
- Syphilis serology: negative.
- NAT of HCV (PCR): negative.
- NAT of HIV (PCR): negative.
- NAT of VHB (PCR): negative.
- Anti-Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies: negative (only carried out on donors with a risk of being carriers).
Collapsible plastic bags.
With labels containing the following data: name of the centre, type of product, ABO group and Rh (D) factor, extensive phenotype if applicable, unit number, date of extraction, expiry date, results of analysis, type of anticoagulant, preservation and administration conditions.
Between 2ºC and 6ºC.
The units of filtered total blood can be irradiated and divided into subunits.