Blood Bank

      


Dr. Kishore Kumar M.D
Blood Bank Medical Officer (I/C)
GMCH, Pudukkottai
Phone : 9566156966 
Email : akishore@aol.in



      Blood bank was started way back in 1991 at Old Government Headquarters hospital, Pudukkottai. Initially issued only whole blood to patients. Then in 2003, a separate storage point was setup in Government Raaniyaar hospital (OG unit). In 2003, was our Blood Bank was awarded abs best Blood bank in Tamil Nadu by the Government of Tamil Nadu. In 2015, component separation of whole blood was started and patients were given blood components like Packed Red cell, Platelet concentrate and fresh frozen Plasma separately instead of whole blood. July 2017, the blood bank was shifted to Medical college hospital and functioning till date.


      Staff : One Medical Officer, One staff nurse/ shift for three shifts and two Lab technicians 


 IMPORTANT SERVICES PROVIDED

    Blood grouping typing

    Cross matching / Compatibility testing

     Direct and indirect coombs test

    Haemoglobin estimation

    Screening for transfusion transmitted diseases


AVERAGE YEARLY STATISTICS


2017

2018

2019

 Total Camps

50

Total camps

29

Total camps

43

Total Collection

2738

Total Collection

2339

Total Collection

3523

Issue

 

Issue

 

Issue

 

Whole blood

1889

Whole blood

1419

Whole blood

1264

Packed red cell

633

Packed red cell

915

Packed red cell

2262

Platelet concentrate

242

Platelet concentrate

455

Platelet concentrate

543

FFP

624

FFP

546

FFP

1919


 SEROPOSITIVE IDENTIFICATION:

2018 -17 cases

2019 - 14 cases

2020 - 7 cases


 SPECIAL BLOOD GROUPS :

Bombay O - 1 case identified in 2019 and transfused with Bombay O donor's blood