International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Immunology | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023

Internal Quality Control of Blood Components: A Five Year Experience of Hospital Based Blood Centre of Surat

Dr. Rutvi Modh | Dr. Ajay Taviyad | Dr. Nishith Nayan | Dr. Jitendra Patel

Abstract: Background &Aims: Blood centers have the responsibility of providing safe, pure, efficacious & adequate blood & its components to all the needy patients. Internal quality control (IQC)is the backbone of quality assurance program. The main objective of this study was to analyze the IQC of blood components as an indicator of blood bank performance. Material and Method: An observational study was conducted at the blood center of tertiary level hospital in Surat from year 2018 to 2022.Selection criteria were 1% of total collection or minimum 4 bags per month as per National Accreditation Board for Hospital & healthcare provider (NABH) guidelines. Result: The quality control data for all blood components were found to be within range for standard criteria. Conclusions: The IQC of blood products at the blood center was in overall compliance and met recommended international standards. Periodic re-assessment and quality checking should be a departmental protocol and care should be made to use standard and relevant techniques and criteria for quality assessment.

Keywords: Internal quality control, blood components, quality assurance, NABH

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,

Pages: 1891 - 1894

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