SRM Medical College Department of Transfusion Medicine ( Blood Bank) is a service with state-of-the-art facilities. It is one of the largest & well maintained blood banks in southern states with 4000 sq. feet of total area. It is started on 25/8/2004 with the vision of providing safe blood & blood components, which is collected mainly from voluntary blood donors.
Laboratory & Facilities
It offers entire spectrum of services from blood collection to testing and component separation. Voluntary blood donor list & registry are maintained Blood donation camps are conducted periodically. It caters to nearby hospitals as well .
Blood is collected from donors who satisfy stringent donor selection criteria . Whole blood & its components like packed red cells , platelets, fresh frozen plasma, Cryoprecipitate are available. Leucodepleted products like red cells to prevent & reduce transfusion reactions are also available.
SRM Blood Bank is one of the few centers to do TTI Screening procedures with advanced methods like CLIA which reduces incubation period of viruses like HIV, HBV , HCV in blood donors & increases the safety of blood transfusion to patients .
Advanced facility of Apheresis, where in a cell separator is used to collect required components like platelets , stem cells , granulocytes from the donor is available , which is used mainly for treating Oncology & transplant patients.