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Fresh Frozen Plasma, FFP (Cryo reduced), Liquid Plasma
N/A Must have prerequisite, in date, Type & Screen performed.
Product requires 20-30 minutes to thaw and prepare. Order only with a transfusion order. Patient must have a completed in date pre-transfusion specimen as appropriate for specimen preparation.
Blood armband number from pretransfusion specimen does not match patient. Patient does not have a blood armband.
Required testing for blood component preparation.
Current completed Blood Type & Armband #
Stat with call:
Pending Blood type & Armband # without ABO discrepancy
50 minutes from lab specimen receipt
90 minutes from lab specimen receipt
2 hours from lab specimen receipt
Pending Blood type & Armband # with ABO discrepancy
90 minutes from lab receipt
2 hours from lab receipt
3 hours from lab receipt
Order Emergency if availability does not meet clinical need.
Emergency – Type AB Plasma with call specifying “Type AB Plasma” and the following information:
Blood Armband #
Expected availability times listed are expected to be obtained 80% of the time.
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