A facility that performs one or more of the following activities: compatibility testing, storage, selection and issuing of blood, components, tissues and derivatives to intended recipients.
A facility that performs, or is responsible for the performance of, the collection, processing, compatibility testing, storage, selection and issuing of blood, components, tissues and derivatives intended for transfusion and transplantation.
Cellular Therapy Clinical Activities
The tasks performed by integrated patient care teams linked by a uniform quality management system and reflected in the organizational structure. The clinical facility is responsible for the administration of the product and related patient care activities.
A facility that performs, or is responsible for the performance of the collection, processing, testing or distribution of blood and components.
A laboratory that performs testing on samples collected from blood donors.
A facility involved in any of the following: qualifying donors, collection, processing and storage, distributing, or administration of these products.
Cord Blood Service
A facility involved in any of the following activities: qualifying donors, collection, processing and storage of cord blood products.
A facility involved in any of the following activities: qualifying donors, collection, processing, storage, and/or distribution of these products.
Relationship Testing Facility
A facility that performs, or is responsible for the performance of any of the the following: customer service, sample collection, testing, or result reporting of relationship testing.
Immunohematology Reference Laboratory
A facility equipped for performing advanced investigational procedures pertaining to immunohematologic studies.
A location or operational area within a facility where any of the following activities are performed by the facility's staff or contract personnel: intraoperative and postoperative autologous blood recovery; perioperative autologous component production; and intraoperative acute normovolemic hemodilution, including - product collection, storage and administration.
A laboratory or facility that uses molecular testing methods to identify Red Cell, Platelet, or Neutrophil Antigens.
Out of Hospital Transfusion Administration Services
Facilities that perform transfusion activities in vascular access or infusion service providers in settings other than the hospital, such as long-term care facilities, hospices, home care settings and other non-acute care settings to receive AABB accreditation. Accreditation will not be offered for activities that take place in pre-hospital settings, such as those taking place in an ambulance or helicopter.