Collected through a 16-gauge needle by gravity into a sterile bag
- 500ml (± 10%)
- Mixed during collection into one of these anticoagulants: CPD, CP2D, or CPDA-1
- Hematocrit: >38%
- Shelf-life: 21 days or 35 days (in CPDA-1)
- Rarely used for transfusion as component therapy has proven more efficacious
If you are interested in discussing your blood procurement or provision needs with BCA, please contact Gena Swisher.