for blood should be supplied in good time so they can be fully processed
during routine hours; this is important to ensure that the full range of
compatibility tests (performed weekdays) can be completed.
For patientís who are not known to have red cell antibodies, 48 hours notice will normally be sufficient.
For patientís who are known to have red cell antibodies, 24 hours notice will normally be sufficient, but there may be exceptions to this.
Version 1.0 / February 2013