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Comparison of two sterile connection devices and the effect of sterile connections on blood component quality.

Authors
  • van der Meer, Pieter F1
  • Eijzenga, Marjan
  • Pietersz, Ruby N I
  • 1 Sanquin Blood Bank North West Region, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. [email protected] , (Netherlands)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transfusion
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2006
Volume
46
Issue
3
Pages
418–423
Identifiers
PMID: 16533285
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The quality of blood components, measured as RBC hemolysis and platelet CD62P expression, is not adversely affected by the presence of a sterile connection in the tubing, made by either the CompoDock S2 or the T-SCD.

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