Ascertaining the suitability and viability of anticoagulant stored blood for transfusion purposes in UMTH, Maiduguri, Nigeria

Ascertaining the suitability and viability of anticoagulant stored blood for transfusion purposes in UMTH, Maiduguri, Nigeria

Author by Dr. Opeyemi.olufeyisola Adesina

Journal/Publisher: Journal Of Life And Environmental Sciences62

Volume/Edition: 11

Language: English

Pages: 622 - 625

Abstract

This study was carried out to determine the effect of storage on blood for a period of 32days,using the following haematological indices, packed cell volume, white blood cell and platelet count. A total of 25 whole blood were collected from apparently healthy blood donor, and haematological indices were estimated using the following storage duration. day 1, 7, 14, 21 and 32. The results obtained showed significant progressive decrease in haematological indices with the duration of storage (P<0>

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