21 CFR 606.151 - Compatibility testing.

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Standard operating procedures for compatibility testingshall include the following:

(a) A method of collecting and identifying the blood samples of recipients to ensure positive identification.

(b) The use of fresh recipient serum or plasma samples less than 3 days old for all pretransfusion testing if the recipient has been pregnant or transfused within the previous 3 months.

(c) Procedures to demonstrate incompatibility between the donor's cell type and the recipient's serum or plasma type.

(d) A provision that, if the unit of donor's blood has not been screened by a method that will demonstrate agglutinating, coating and hemolytic antibodies, the recipient's cells shall be tested with the donor's serum (minor crossmatch) by a method that will so demonstrate.

(e) Procedures to expedite transfusion in life-threatening emergencies. Records of all such incidents shall be maintained, including complete documentation justifying the emergency action, which shall be signed by a physician.

[40 FR 53532, Nov. 18, 1975, as amended at 64 FR 45371, Aug. 19, 1999; 66 FR 1835, Jan. 10, 2001; 66 FR 40889, Aug. 6, 2001]

Title 21 published on 2015-12-03

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  • 2015-12-28; vol. 80 # 248 - Monday, December 28, 2015
    1. 80 FR 80650 - Hepatitis C Virus “Lookback” Requirements Based on Review of Historical Testing Records; Technical Amendment
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendment.
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      21 CFR Parts 606 and 610

Title 21 published on 2015-12-03.

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  • 2015-12-28; vol. 80 # 248 - Monday, December 28, 2015
    1. 80 FR 80650 - Hepatitis C Virus “Lookback” Requirements Based on Review of Historical Testing Records; Technical Amendment
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      This rule is December 28, 2015.
      21 CFR Parts 606 and 610