Lab Description

Clinical laboratory science students are given the opportunity to experiment the essential techniques they have learned in Blood Bank lectures in order to create a full understanding between scientific concepts and their applications.

Aims

  • To expose the students to a wide range of techniques involved in routine Blood Banks
  • To give the students the opportunity to develop their observation skills, recording and data interpretation skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to understand the theoretical aspects behind the techniques used and their role in clinical services.
  • Understand and solve some of the problems that might arise in Blood Banks.

Techniques Applied

  • ABO grouping.
  • Resolving ABO discrepancies.
  • Antibody screening and identification.
  • Blood compatibility testing between donor and recipient.
  • Transfusion reaction investigation.

Lab Instruments

  • Epndorf and Heraeus Centrifuge.
  • Helmer Cell Washer Machine.
  • DiaMed Card Centrifuge and Incubator.
Published on: 16 November 2017
Last update on: 16 November 2017
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