Blood Bank & Department of Transfusion Medicine is responsible for the collection and testing of blood to be given to patients. It is fully equipped with state of the art technology for component separation and aphaeresis procedures. Transfusion Medicine Department operates 24×7 for collection, separation and issuing of blood components to patients, mainly to in-house patients. Blood bank is committed to assuring safe blood products through good manufacturing practices controlled by quality standards, skilled manpower and high end technology. Blood Bank & Department of Transfusion Medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad is accredited by NABH since March 2010.
In Apollo Blood Bank, most blood for transfusion is collected from family members and friends as a replacement donation system. Volunteers also often donate blood especially at times of needs of rare blood group. Blood donation is not hazardous and it proves to be a healthy habit that helps blood renewal.
The department is also responsible for collecting and processing hematopoietic stem cells for blood and bone marrow transplantation, we also perform therapeutic aphaeresis procedures to treat patients with neurologic, kidney, and blood diseases.
The blood bank strives to issue the right component with right quality, right quantity, to right patient at right time.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta