The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Process used to test, match and reserve blood units for patients. Crossmatching tests the patients plasma against red cell donations to ensure compatibility. Crossmatching is an essential part of blood provision where the use of electronic issue has been

Tube EDTA (Crossmatch)
ID 12698
Availability Daily (available 24/7)
Additional Information Please note: Local policy for overnight transfusions is only if absolutely necessary.
Collection Con Handwritten samples to include full name, DOB and hospital / NHS / PAS number.Check local ward posters with regard to sample size for neonatal / paediatric patients.
Frequency Daily (available 24/7)
IP Routine TAT As Requested