Bacteriological Sterility of Washed Deglycerolized Red Blood Cells after 72 Hours Storage

J. H. Radcliffe, M. A. Denham, C. Gaydos, M. B. Simpson

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Abstract

Samples of reconstituted frozen red blood cells, maintained at 4 C for 72 hours prior to culture, revealed a bacterial contamination rate of less than 0.2 per cent, suggesting that the present shelf life of 24 hours may be safely extended to 72 hours. 1978 AABB

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-366
Number of pages2
JournalTransfusion
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Hematology

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