Outlines requirements for donor qualification, blood collection, processing, storage, and transfusion.
Current edition: 31st edition
Effective date: April 1, 2018
Revision cycle: 24 months (April of even numbered years)
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Summary of significant changes to the 29th edition.
Response to Comments - Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services, 30th edition. For a complete look at the significant changes that have been made to the 30th edition, please refer to the Guidance within the