AABB regularly surveys its members for information about blood collection, utilization and current practices. The AABB survey results are shared with AABB membership, who use them for benchmarking and to better understand the current state of the field. Additionally, AABB uses these data to identify industry trends and to inform AABB’s decision making, planning and policy positions.
AABB COVID-19 Hospital Transfusion Service Survey (March 23, 2020 - Current)
These surveys are intended for AABB’s hospital-based members to help understand the trends and practices impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The questionnaire also includes relevant/current issues relating to COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) collection and transfusion. AABB will use the results of these surveys in public statements to help the media, government agencies, other health care organizations, and the public understand the impact of the current outbreak on the care of patients requiring transfusion support. AABB will publish and distribute the results of the current survey by Friday 2:00 pm of the same week. These surveys will be conducted every alternate week.
Current Hospital Transfusion Service Survey (Week of September 14)
Week 22 Survey Snapshot (Week of August 31)
Week 1-4 Survey: Compiled Infographic (Week 4: April 13-15, 2020)
Week 1-4 Survey: Compiled Infographic (Week 4: April 13-15, 2020) Translated into Spanish
If you have suggestions for topics or survey questions or wish to access past snapshots, please contact Srijana Rajbhandary at
2016 AABB Blood Survey
2016 Blood Survey Fact Sheet (PDF) (member benefit)
2014-2015 AABB Blood Survey
2014-2015 AABB Blood Survey (PDF) (member benefit)
Non-AABB members can purchase the report from the
2013 AABB Blood Survey
2013 AABB Blood Survey Final Report (PDF)