Department of Transfusion Medicine is an integral part of the healthcare delivery system at SPS Hospitals. The aim of the department is to provide effective blood and blood products, which are as safe as possible, and adequate to meet the patients need.
The medical professionals are known as Transfusion Specialists and they ensure safe and proper transfer of blood or blood products from one person (the donor) into another person’s (the recipient’s) bloodstream. The department uses state-of-art technology and stringent quality control protocols to ensure timely supply of the safest possible blood and blood components.
To ensure the safety of blood transfusion from one person (donor) to another (recipient) various safety checks are done at all levels. The safety begins with diligent check of donor’s medical history and physical examination. The tests for HIV 1 & 2, Hepatitis B & C, Malaria and Syphilis are done using best of technology and methods.