The blood bank of LRH plays an important role in patient care. Blood storing, crossmatching and issuing is done at the blood bank. Plays a major role in plasma paresis.
The work force consists of a Consultant in Transfusion Medicine, Medical Officers, Nursing Sister, Nursing Officers and supportive staff.
Dr. Pavithra Arewatte
Consultant Transfusion Physician
|Services||Clinic/unit involved||Day of week blood bank accept samples|
|Accepting samples for HLA typing of patients and donors of bone marrow transplant||Heamatology clinic||Tuesday|
|Accepting samples for HLA typing and antibody testing of patients and donors of renal transplant||Nephrology clinic||Monday, Wednesday ,Friday from wd 24 (Dr. V. Gunasekara, consultant nephrologist)
Tuesday, Thursday- from wd 01
(Dr. R. Ranawaka,consultant nephrologist)
|Accepting samples for HLA typing of patients to detect disease associations||Rheumatology clinic / wards||Monday to Saturday|
|Preparation of PRP||Dermatology clinic||Thursday|
Post graduate trainees receive training under the Consultant Transfusion Physician.