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The Proposed 1st edition of Standards for Out-of-Hospital Transfusion Administration Services

‚ÄčThe proposed 1st edition of Standards for Out-of-Hospital Transfusion Administration Services is available for public comment from December 8, 2017 until February 8, 2018.

After the conclusion of the comment period, the Out-of-Hospital Task Force will meet to review all comments submitted.  The 1st edition will go into effect on July 1, 2018.

To Comment on the Proposed Standards:

  1. Submit comments by February 8, 2018 through the fillable form.  Users can also submit comments via email to standards@aabb.org
  2. Include name and postal address/fax number/email address, as appropriate.
  3. Identify the standard by its number at the beginning of the comments.  This identification is especially helpful if you comment on more than one standard.
  4. Provide alternative wording if you think it would improve the clarity of a standard.  If you agree or disagree strongly with a proposed change, please state your reasons or submit data.


Summary of Significant Changes and Proposed Standards for Out-of-Hospital Transfusion Administration Services 1st Edition (PDF)