Blood Bank

Blood Bank

Department of Transfusion Medicine Blood Bank & Immunohematology

Introduction & Facilities Available

 

The Blood bank is situated in the hospital Premises in the 1 Floor, very close to the ICU & Haemodialysis unit and it is attached to the Department of Pathology.

The blood Bank was started in June 2009 and the License to prepare whole human blood was received on 03.06.2009and it was renewed in 2014 with a validity period for another 5 years (i.e.up to 02.06.2019)

We received the Camp License in December 2011 to conduct outreach Blood donation Camps and we have conducted 35 Blood donation camps so far.

We got a License to prepare blood components on 13.02.2013 with a validity period of 5 years which has also been renewed up to 02.06.2019. We are preparing the following components since then.

  1. Packed Red Blood cells
  2. Fresh Frozen Plasma
  3. Platelet Concentrate.
  4. Cryo Precipitate.

Our Blood Bank caters to the needs of the poor and needy people who are admitted to this hospital from Trichy and its surrounding districts. A high quality of service is given to these patients at an affordable cost.

We also issue blood components to outside hospitals in and around Trichy at an affordable cost.

A Medical Officer, a staff nurse and a Blood Bank technician have undergone training at the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University Chennai, in basic blood bank techniques for 15 days & in Component Separation for 7 days for which they have received Certificates from this University.

Services Offered In Blood Bank

  1. Blood grouping & Rh typing for patients and donors.
  2.  Tube method forward & reverse grouping
  3. Du test (Rh confirmatory test).
  4. Donor hemoglobin estimation.
  5. Coomb’s test- Direct & Indirect
  6. Screening tests- HIV, HBsAg, HCV, Malaria & Syphilis, Elisa method.
  7. Component separation. (PRBC, FFP, PC & Cryoppt).
  8. Cross Matching –Saline and Coomb,s  phase – both
  9. Tube and Gel method.
  10. QC of Anti sera, QC of PRBC, FFP & PC.
  11. Sterility check of Empty bags & blood bags.
  12. Investigation of Transfusion Reaction.
  13. Conduction of In house & Outreach Blood donation camps.
  14. In house & Outreach Blood grouping camps.

Faculty

  1. Dr.R.Pramila M.D/ (Path) – Professor / In charge Medical Officer
  2. Asst – Professor – The Assistant Professor will be posted in Blood Bank Once in three months in rotation from Pathology Department.
  3. Dr.K.Vasudevan – Medical officer – 1
  4. Dr.M.Nagarathinam – Medical officer – 2

Staff Nurse

  1. Mrs.D.Mercy
  2. Mrs. S. Rosikalamani
  3. Ms.C.Kiruthiga

Technical Supervisor

Mrs. Poovamani

Technicians

  1. R.Vijayaraman
  2. Ms.S.Kumutham
  3. Mrs.A.Ilavarasi
  4. Ms.J.Monica Celus.
  5. Mrs.Anbuselvi
  6. Mr.R.Vijaya kumar

Medico Social worker

Ms.E .Bhuaneshwari

Data Entry Operator

Mrs. R.Pushpavalli

Attender

Mrs. A. Anasthas Mary

House keeping

Ms.Parimala

+ Teaching staff
  1. Dr.R.Pramila M.D/ (Path) – Professor / In charge Medical Officer
  2. Asst – Professor – The Assistant Professor will be posted in Blood Bank Once in three months in rotation from Pathology Department.
  3. Dr.K.Vasudevan – Medical officer – 1
  4. Dr.M.Nagarathinam – Medical officer – 2
+ Non-Teaching staff

Staff Nurse

  1. Mrs.D.Mercy
  2. Mrs. S. Rosikalamani
  3. Ms.C.Kiruthiga

Technical Supervisor

Mrs. Poovamani

Technicians

  1. R.Vijayaraman
  2. Ms.S.Kumutham
  3. Mrs.A.Ilavarasi
  4. Ms.J.Monica Celus.
  5. Mrs.Anbuselvi
  6. Mr.R.Vijaya kumar

Medico Social worker

Ms.E .Bhuaneshwari

Data Entry Operator

Mrs. R.Pushpavalli

Attender

Mrs. A. Anasthas Mary

House keeping

Ms.Parimala