Processes and Software Building 44: Pooling Components

Medinfo Hematos IIG has a pooling operation that can be used for pooling platelets, plasma, cryoprecipitate, etc.  It is a one-step operation.  In the set-up, one specifies the maximum number of components to pool together for each component type.  In general, they are of the same ABO type;  however, at HMC Doha I did allow mixed ABO platelet pools to avoid wastage of platelets that would otherwise be discarded—this may not be allowed in all jurisdictions.

The following examples show pooling of FFP, FP24, cryoprecipitate, and cryo-poor plasma: