Services provided by the department


I. Blood Collection II. Component Preparation


1. Voluntary Donors 1. Packed red blood cells

2. Replacement Donors 2. Fresh frozen plasma

3. Directed donors 3. Single donor plasma

4. Blood Donation Camps 4. Platelet rich plasma

5. Blood Donation Complex 5. Random platelet concentrate

6. Cryoprecipitate

7. Cryo-poor plasma


III. Transfusion Transmitted Disease Testing on donor units :

1. HBs Antigen test for Hepatitis B

2. Anti HIV-1/2 antibody test for HIV

3. RPR/VDRL test for syphilis

4. Anti HCV antibody test for hepatitis C

5. Malaria screening by peripheral smear


IV. Emergency Service :

Round the clock for supply of blood and blood components to patients within PGI

and in the region.


 V. Haemotherapy Unit :

Blood and blood components provided to major user units like :

  •  Haemato-Oncology Unit – Adult and Paediatyrics
  •  Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit
  •  Haemophiliac patients
  •  Thalassaemia Clinic
  •  Massive transfusion patients
  •  Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Unit
  •  Neurosurgery
  •  Orthopaedics and trauma patients
  •  Urology
  •  Plastic Surgery