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Technical Assistance
List of Transfusion Medicine Books
List of Transfusion Medicine Journals
Journals article online access
Lectures
MD Curriculum
E-Books
D&C act, INDIA
NABH Guidelines
Equipment Specifications
Antigen Phenotyped Donors
Motivation Posters
Assistance Group
Equipment specifications

1. Hemoglobin testing machine
a. Portable to carry in blood donation drives
b. Quick results
c. Accurate
d. Works on AC and/or DC
e. Memory for storage with date and time
f. On screen start and toggle buttons
g. Dual wavelength measurement, 570 nm for hemoglobin & 880 nm for turbidity
h. compensation
i. Perform on arterial or venous blood
j. An optional audio signal to alert, when results are displayed or in case of error
k. Results displayed with in 15-60 sec depending on haemoglobin conc.
l. Measurement in g / dL or g/ L
m. Microprocessor based and battery operated

2. Blood Bags
a) Availability of Different types
b) Bags-PVC
c) Labels: English
d) Donor needle gauge size: 16G to 17G
e) Sterilization: sterile pyrogen free
f) Shelf life: 2 years
g) Solutions: 49/63 mL CPDA 1,80/100ml. with/withoutSAGM(if triple,Quadruple)
h) Collection: 350/450 mL +/- 10%

3. ACD solution
a) Available in plastic container
b) Sterile
c) Should not hamper quality of apheresis product

4. Blood collection monitor
a) continuous operation with intermittent loading
b) Oscillations 12+/- 2rpm, motor driven oscillations
c) motor activated clamping
d) Audible alarm
e) Battery operated
f) Display with volume settings
g) Weight not more than 7 kg
h) provision for pausing and audio and visual alarms.
i) Battery backup ideal for stationary as well as mobile which last for at least 8 hours.
j) Time measurement : Time of collection is indicated at the end of every collection
k) Accuracy : 2 % of the programmed weight

5. Table Top sealer
a) Sealing time 1-2 sec
b) Works on AC/DC current
c) Automated tube detection
d) Radiofrequency sealing
e) Trigger : Automatic trigger sealing with the help of optical sensor
f) Indication lamps : Ready,Seal,Power ON,Failure
g) Separation of tube segments should be easy and not leaking

6. Mobile sealer
a) Sealing time 1-2 sec
b) Battery operated
c) Automated tube detection
d) Radiofrequency sealing
e) Trigger : Automatic trigger sealing with the help of optical sensor
f) Indication lamps : Ready,Seal,Power ON,Failure
g) Separation of tube segments should be easy and not leaking

7. Donor Couches
a) Easily accessible surfaces
b) Seat elements designed to maximize donor comfort with arm rest
c) Trays to place accessories like BP Apparatus, Blood Collection Monitor etc.
d) Interface for blood collection monitor
e) Works on AC/DC current
f) Movable head and/or legs portion

8. Cell separator machine (apheresis)
a) Fully automated microprocessor controlled continuous/ intermitent flow Cell Separator.
b) Should be a donor & operator friendly unit.
c) Facilities for collection of various products and in various combinations.
d) Should have single/ double arm procedure for all protocols.
e) It should operate on AC/battery back up (UPS)
f) It Should have a high yield leuco-depleted platelet collection from a single donor with minimal plasma and should have capability of collecting 3x1011 or more platelets from a single donor using a single arm / double arm.
g) Procedure: On entering the patient data and procedure characteristic, system automatically set run parameters with predicted run results and should decide yield
h) Advance help menu should be available at any time during alarm conditions
i) Lower extra corporeal volume, not more than 200 to 250 ml
j) Capable of downloading or printing full procedure report any time after procedure
k) Inlet and return flow rates up to 100ml/min
l) Port for interfacing available

9. Mobile refrigerator
a) To carry whole blood from individual donors to blood bank or from blood bank to point of use
b) Should be portable
c) Easily installed in ambulance, car, Mobile Refrigeration Van etc.
d) available in different capacities
e) Work on AC and DC
f) Alarm system available

10. Blood Donation Mobile van
a) Facility of working on AC and DC
b) Provide environment for blood donation similar to donation room
c) Space for storage of material and sitting of staff and donor
d) Catchy interiors and exteriors

11. Platelet agitator & incubator
a. To continuously agitate platelet concentrates in a temperature controlled environment at 22 ?C ?2 ?C
b. Stainless steel
c. External: Corrosion Resistant, at least 1mm thickness
d. Available in different capacities
e. Designed to hold a required load of random platelet or apheresis platelet
f. Electronic temperature control to maintain even temperature at +22 ?C (?0.5 ?C) at all shelves
g. Digital temperature (LED) display with 0.1 ?C graduation
h. Visual and audible alarm system indicating temperature and power failure.
i. Seven day chart recorder, or electronic record of maximum and minimum temperature attained
j. Agitation at 1.5 inch (3.6–4 cm) side to side
k. Stroke, 60–70 strokes/min.
l. Should have transparent outer door
m. Door should have one hand operation with locking facility
n. Removable drawers for storage of any size product
o. Sturdy one piece drawers with holes for complete air circulation across both
surfaces of platelet bags
p. Should have pause button
q. A built – in voltage stabilizer along with an external voltage stabilizer.
r. Battery back up for alarm and temperature recording device

12. Deep Freezer
a. To freeze and store plasma.
b. Compression freezer with CFC-free refrigerant gas and electricity supply
c. Internal: Stainless steel
d. External: Corrosion Resistant
e. Electronic temperature control Operating temperature with setting accuracy of ?1 ?C whatever the load at ambient temperature.
f. Fan air cooling
g. Automatic defrost within safe temperature range
h. Digital temperature (LED) display with 0.1 ?C graduation Temperature recording device
i. Visual and audible alarm system indicating unsafe temperatures
j. Battery back up for alarm and temperature recording device
k. Vertical or horizontal standing
l. Microprocessor controlled with digital display of all functions
m. System should be made of high-grade steel with rounded corners in the interior for easy cleaning & system should have down-feed evaporator for efficient refrigerant flow.
n. System should have washable condenser filter to maintain peak cooling efficiency. It should also have indicator for advising removal and cleaning of dirty filters.
o. System should have automatic voltage boost compensations for low voltage conditions.
p. System should offer positive closure to assure tight seal against double independent door gaskets to minimize frost build-up.

13. Blood Bank refrigerator
a. Refrigerators should be upright .
b. The system should have temperature range of 0 OC to + 10 o C
c. Maximum temperature uniformity.
d. Available in variable capacity
e. System should have auto clean automatic condensate evaporator tray.
f. Should have fully extendable stainless steel drawers with inner chamber of stainless steel
g. Multipane heated glass door and frame.
h. Positive latch with key lock security.
i. CFC free foamed in place polyurethane insulation.
j. Simultaneous display of upper and lower temperatures, audio and visual
alarms with controlling resolution : 0.5 oC
k. User adjustable high and low temperature alarms
l. Continuous monitor of condenser efficiency with alarm.
m. The system should have built-in 7 day chart recorder to record temperature changes
n. Battery back up for alarm and temperature recording device

14. STERILE Tubing Welder ( STERILE TUBE CONNECTING DEVICE )
a. To create sterile tubing connections maintaining a functionally closed system.
b. Sterility should be preserved without damage to cells or fluids.
c. Compatible with all standard tubing.
d. User friendly
e. Compact and lightweight.
f. 320 C ( 608 F ) temperature (approx.)
g. Sensor – controlled temperature welding
h. Tubing specifications – Welds all PVC tubing

15. Refrigerated centrifuge
a. Floor Standing Unit, moveable on castor wheels
b. Easy to read digital display for controlling basic functions.
c. Equipped with an automatic lid lock .
d. Digital display present
e. Facility to calibrate using tachometer
f. Max Ref: 6000 X g, adjustable at 10g steps
g. Max Speed: 4200 rpm and more.
h. Available in different bag sizes
i. Drive unit: Directly and maintenance free induction drive.
j. Operation: Unlimited and defined programming of all parameters, automatic
programming sequence controlled by microprocessor digital display of nominal and actual values.
k. Memory to store many centrifugation programs
l. Safety of operation should confirm with international safety regulations.
m. Protection of data: In the event of power failure,data should remain stored.
n. Documentation: Possible connection to a computer, upgrading with monitoring
system should be supplied in the accessories.
o. Centrifugal time: 3 digit in hr. & min. range 1mn-99hr. operation.
p. Preliminary running time: 3 digit adjustable 0-99 hr for the period before starting.
q. Temperature: 2 digit adjustable in 1 intervals.
r. Temp Control range: -20?C to +40?C
s. Interference display: Program error, imbalance lid open, internal interference
t. Refrigerant : CFC free
u. Should support hook adapters for spinning small bags.
v. Accessories:
I. Rotors with buckets
II. Plastic insert, complete with spacers to spin triple & / quadruple blood bags.

16. Plasma expresser(manual)
a. Should be user friendly
b. Provide pressure sufficient to transfer supernatant to other bag
without damaging blood bag
c. Spring based
d. Front surface should be of glass
e. Plasma expressor(automatic)
f. Should be suited for automatic separation of plasma, free from red cell and
g. buffy coat contamination.
h. Optoelectronic sensor which activates the clamp the instant it detects the
i. presence of red cells of buffycoat in its path
j. Component detected : Red cells , buffy coat
k. Sensor : Infra red
l. Clamp : Motor Activated
m. Alarm : Visual alarm for end of plasma
n. High degree of leucocyte removal after separation which reduces febrile non hemolytic transfusion reaction and deteoriation of stored red cell.
o. Rich platelet yield and better viability

17. Plasma expresser(automatic)
a) Should be suited for automatic separation of plasma, free from red cell and buffy coat contamination
b) Optoelectronic sensor which activates the clamp the instant it detects the presence of red cells of buffycoat in its path
c) Component detected : Red cells , buffy coat
d) Sensor : Infra red
e) Clamp : Motor Activated
f) Alarm : Visual alarm for end of plasma
g) High degree of leucocyte removal after separation which reduces febrile non hemolytic transfusion reaction and deteoriation of stored red cell
h) Rich platelet yield and better viability

18. Barcode printer
a) Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer - Printing Method
b) 4 ips (102 mm/sec) – Print Speed
c) 203 DPI - Resolution
d) Parallel / Serial or USB / Serial - Interface
e) Transmissive Sensor Reflective Sensor Ribbon-end Sensor – Sensors
f) Different Barcode Font available

19. Barcode scanner
a) 40 scans per second - Scan Rate
b) Single Scan Line - Scan Pattern
c) USB , Serial and Ps2 - System Interfaces

20. Cryobath
a) Required a refrigerated water bath with precise chamber temperature control.
b) Microprocessor based PID controller.
c) Chamber temperature displayed to 0.1 0 C
d) Built in thermometer holder
e) Adjustable overtemperature alarm setting with audio and visual alarm warning
f) Should thaw FFP at 4+-20 C
g) Chamber drain system
h) Deep thawing chamber
i) Auto access for loading and unloading
j) Thawing capacity – 4 units or higher


21. Plasma thawing bath
a) Operating temperature : 37+-20 C
b) Digital Display present
c) Microprocessor based PID controller.
d) Temperature controller sensor time for thawing
e) Capacity (in terms of bags) : 8-12 regular plasma filled bags


22. Laminar air flow
a) The biological safety cabinet shall be designed in compliance with international standards.
b) The safety cabinet must feature an aerosol tight, electrically driven front window made of
laminated safety glass, that seals the inner chamber.
c) It should be a negative pressure encapsulated system.
d) The cabinet shall incorporate HEPA filters for supply and exhaust air, providing efficiency
of 99.999% for 0.3 micron particles.
e) System should have a safety feature, which ensures that UV light is on only when the front
window is fully closed.
f) The safety cabinet must feature transparent laminated safety glass side window panels.
g) The cabinet should incorporate a non-reflecting lacquer coated rear chamber wall rather
than stainless steel.
h) The cabinet must offer removable, autoclavable arm rests to prevent front air ducts from
becoming obstructed during operation by a user’s arms.
i) The cabinet must not exceed 83” in height when positioned upon an accessory support
stand.
j) The cabinet must feature both visual and audible alarm functions to indicate discrepancies
in operating conditions relative to the parameters of inflow and down flow air movement
and window placement.
k) The safety cabinet must be designed such that the supply filter is protected from potential
damage via accidentally excessive mechanical force inside the work area.
l) The cabinet must not incorporate air ducts in the sides of the chamber interior.
m) The cabinet design must be such that all service, re-certification and filter changes may be
conveniently accomplished from the front of the safety cabinet so that shifting of the
cabinet is not required while servicing.

23. Walk in Cold Room
a) Size and temperature as per user requirement
b) Minimum pull down period
c) Internal wall Stainless sheet,exterior Pre painted GI sheet
d) Aluminium Floor
e) Swing type door
f) Compressor of Standard company with maximum warranty
g) Air cooled compressor
h) Evapor unit: Stainless steel with excellent corrosion resistance, inner grooved copper
tubes, in-built defrost heaters
i) Provision for movable stainless steel shelves
j) UPS back up
k) Adequate lighting
l) Probe Sensor at different locations
m) Alarm/monitoring display outside door, audible alarm
n) Temperature display with recording facility using thermograph
o) Door- hinges type with the provision for locking the door from outside

24. Blood Irradiator
a) Source Cesium 137 or Cobalt- 60
b) Blood component should receive minimum 15-25Gy dose of irradiation
c) Sample rotation system

25. Semi Automatic ELISA
a) Open System for programming any ELISA test
b) UV Screening , Advanced kinetics, End point, curve fit, shaking
c) Programmable time and speed
d) Measurement channels & Ref. channel present
e) Variable Wave length and filters present
f) Absorbance range – 0 to 4.0 OD
g) Accuracy and precision - +- 0.005 OD
h) Resolution – 0.001 OD
i) Throughput to suite Lab. requirement
j) Software capable for self test and calibration
k) Help menu available
l) Residual volume per well – 2 µl
m) Suitable for U,V & flat bottom microplates etc
n) Printer attachable
o) Software capable for self test and calibration
p) Many methods stored for easy recall
q) Crosswise operation, overflow washing, bottom washing
r) Vacuum power – software adjustable
s) Software capable for self test and calibration

26. Fully Automatic ELISA
a) Open System for programming any ELISA test
b) UV Screening , Advanced kinetics, End point, curve fit, shaking
c) Programmable time and speed
d) Measurement channels & Ref. channel present
e) Variable Wave length and filters present
f) Absorbance range – 0 to 4.0 OD
g) Accuracy and precision - +- 0.005 OD
h) Resolution – 0.001 OD
i) Throughput to suite Lab. requirement
j) Help menu available at all stations
k) Fully robotic compatible
l) Able to interface with ERP software
m) Software capable for self test and calibration
n) Help menu available
o) Residual volume per well – 2 µl
p) Suitable for U,V & flat bottom microplates etc
q) Printer attachable
r) Software capable for self test and calibration
s) Alarm in case of any error or reagent requirement
t) Many methods stored for easy recall
u) Crosswise operation, overflow washing, bottom washing
v) Vacuum power – software adjustable
w) Software capable for self test and calibration

27. NAT based equipment
a) Indivual or pool testing option available
b) Assay menu flexibility
c) Should have high sensitivity
d) Configurations customizable
e) RS232 connectivity for data transfer
f) Barcode tracking
g) Minimal sample preparation
h) Available as fully or semiautomatic technology
i) Throughput to suite Lab. requirement
j) Help menu available at all stations

28. Chemi based equipment
a) Able to run single sample
b) Assay menu flexibility
c) Should have high sensitivity and specificity
d) Configurations customizable
e) RS232 connectivity for data transfer
f) Barcode tracking
g) Throughput to suite Lab. requirement
h) Able to plot LJ chart
i) Help menu available at all stations

29. Incubator
a. Available in various sizes.
b. Should have temperature range of 5 deg C above ambient temperature to max. 70 deg C
c. Should have internal casing and fittings of stainless steel
d. Should have continuously adjustable throttle valve for fresh and exhaust air regulation.
e. Should have microprocessor regulated automatic control with integrated error recognition
f. Should have precise independent temperature regulation and optical alarms
g. Should have short heating up times and a reduction temperature overshoot
h. Should have tilt proof shelves with pull-out limiters
i. Should have digital programme timer
j. Should have adjustable temp. limit controller
k. Should have heating up time to 98 % of 37 deg C of 50 mins
l. Should have recovery time to 98 % of 37 deg C of 10 mins
m. Should operate on AC supply.

30. Hot air oven
a) Available in various sizes.
b) Should have various shelves with pores to maintain uniform temperature..
c) Should have minimum working temperature of 20 degree centigrade to 250 degree centigrade.
d) Should have inter changeable silicon door gasket and adjustable shelf support.
e) Should have microprocessor control.
f) Should have large temperature display & programmable controller for heating – up / cooling down.
g) Should have timer to activate & deactivate the oven.
h) Should have heating up time to max. of 30 minutes.
i) Should operate on AC supply.

31. Micropipettes
a) Unique, grippy finger rest
b) Constant quality performance
c) Colour coded handle : easy identification of different volume range .
d) Quick click – volume setting
e) Separate tip ejector
f) Ergonomic design
g) Autoclavable tip cone,
h) Non metallic internal parts.
i) Inhouse calibration and setting of volume possible

32. Digital analytical weighing balance
a) Blood weighing scale with built in interface facility to transfer data to software
b) Measure weight in gms. and ml.
c) Facility to convert weight in gms. to ml. as per specific gravity of blood unit
d) Digital display
e) Memory to save data conversion factor for each blood component
f) Zero set Provision : Automatic
g) Visual indication to indicate volume mode or weight mode

33. Cell counter
a) Fully automated three/five part differential haematology analyzer
b) Should be based on electronic impedence with chamber voltage digital control and flow cell digital meter clot detection method,
c) Haematology analyzer reporting blood cell counts providing minimum WBC, Lym %,Lym #, Mon %, Mon #, Neu %, Neu #, RBC, Hb, MCV, Hct, MCH, MCHC, RDW – CV, RDW-SD
d) The system should have built in TFT graphic
e) Colour high resolution display, with provision for attaching mini keyboard.
f) The system should be capable of processing blood sample volume to be 15 to 60 µl.
g) The system should have predilute sample ability with on board dilute dispenser.
h) The equipment should have zero routine maintainance utilizing features such as
automatic reagent priming and aperture cleaning after every cycle including up
sample cycle.
i) The system should provide comprehensive flagging system for laboratory
defined quantitative high / low range
j) System should have data storage
k) The system should have facility of clot filter which avoid possible blockages
l) The system should have minimum linearity ranges as follows
WBC from 0.1 10 3/mm3 to 400 10 3 / mm 3
RBC from 0.5 10 6/mm 3 to 15 10 6 / mm 3
PLT from 5 10 3 / mm 3 to 4 10 3 / mm3
Hb from 1 g /dl to 26 g / dl
m) The system should preferably automatically give an alarm to the operation for
doing the maintenance
n) The system should have low cost per test
o) The system should have provision to run the system as three part as well as five
part for reagent economy(optional)

34. Binocular Microscope
a) Basic stand with stabilized power supply
b) Binocular hand rotable 360 degree.
c) Eyepiece 10 x wide field
d) Objective achromat 4 x, 10 x , 40 x & 100 x oil

35. Table top centrifuge (tube centrifuge)
a. Available in different sizes
b. Easy to read digital display for controlling basic functions.
c. Equipped with an automatic lid lock
d. Digital display present
e. Facility to calibrate using tachometer
f. Time,speed adjustable
g. Max Speed: 4200 rpm and more.


36. Autoclave
a. Available in various sizes
b. The inner,outer chamber and basket is made of stainless steel
c. Efficient radial locking system made of stainless steel plated, with paddle lifting device.
d. Electrically heated by special flange type/immersion type heaters
e. The unit is fitted with safety valve, pressure release valve, water level indicator
f. The pressure inside the chamber is variable from 5 psi. to 30 psi.
g. Working Temperature: 121ºC
h. Hydro test Pressure: 2.5 kgf/cm sq.g (35 psi)
i. Safety Controls features present
j. Microprocessor Based Control

37. ELISA kits
a. Should be supplied with kit insert and reagents
b. Able to run manually or through automatic machine
c. High sensitivity
d. Storage conditions 2-80C
e. In pack size of 96 test or multiples of 96 test
f. Procedure,validity criterion and interpretation of result as per kit insert
g. Work on serum or plasma
h. Cold chain maintenance during transport

38. Rapid testing kits
a. Should be supplied with kit insert and reagents
b. Available as basket or strip type
c. Control should be present
d. High specificity
e. Visual colour should appear at the end
f. Storage conditions 2-80C
g. Work on serum or plasma
h. Procedure,validity criterion and interpretation of result as per kit insert
i. Cold chain maintenance during transport

39. Antisera
a. Storage conditions 2-80C
b. Titre 1:256 for antiA,B,AB or 1:128 for Rh
c. Cold chain maintenance during transport
d. Should pass Quality control check as per DGHS

40. Automated ELISA
a) Open System for programming any ELISA test
b) UV Screening , Advanced kinetics, End point, curve fit, shaking programmable time and speed
c) Measurement channels & Ref. channel present
d) Variable Wave length and filters present
e) Absorbance range – 0 to 4.0 OD
f) Accuracy and precision - +- 0.005 OD
g) Resolution – 0.001 OD
h) Fully robotic compatible
i) Able to interface with ERP software
j) Alarm in case of any error or reagent requirement
k) Many methods stored for easy recall
l) Crosswise operation, overflow washing, bottom washing
m) Vacuum power – software adjustable
n) Suitable for U,V & flat bottom microplates etc
o) Dispensing accuracy – CV < 3 % over plate
p) Residual volume per well – 2 µl
q) Open software structure – built – in service menu
r) UPS battery backup
s) Printer attachable
t) Software capable for self test and calibration

41. Snap Freezer
a. Should freeze the plasma unit with in 30 minutes
b. Core temperature of plasma should be < -25C
c. Different capacities of bags
d. Electronic digital temperature display/controller
e. Operating temperature below -500C

42. Automated immunohematology analyzers
a. perform centrifugation, reading and interpretation of all the tests based on CAT ( column Agglutination Test) for cross matching on coomb’s and enzyme phase to pick both IgG & IgM Antibodies, Blood Grouping, partial D typing, Antibody screening & identification.
b. Give easy interpretation with clear colour images of the test results with CCD camera
c. Able to validate , store, print and sent the results to host computer
d. Complete traceability of tests, results and operator.
e. Total cycle time for centrifugation and reading of the cards should be less than 20 minutes

43. pH meter
a. Digital PH meter.
b. PH range should be 0 to 14.
c. Milli volt range should be 0-1999+/- mv.
d. Resolution 0.01 pH.
e. Standardization range +/-2 pH.
f. Temp. Compensation 0-100 degree C.
g. Display 4 digit LED with automatic polarity.

44. Coagulometer
a. Designed to carry out all all routine tests such as PT, aPTT, TT, Fibrinogen and clotting factors
b. accurate reading and precise results
c. Low reagent consumption
d. QC and calibration program incorporated


45. Automatic cell washer
a. An automatic decanting cycle, with its reproducible speed and angle, consistently removes more saline than even the most skillful hand decanting, leaving a dry cell button
b. fully automated programmable wash cycles takes care of all the necessary steps for precise, thorough cell washing.
c. No cross contamination