Blood Centre

Blood Centre


Blood Centre at Sarvodaya Hospital & Research Centre (SHRC) is committed to deliver high quality services by assuring the supply of safe and quality blood and its products to the patients.

The department is headed by highly competent professionals, trained in transfusion medicine along with qualified nursing and technical staff. We deliver the finest quality with reliability, through our cutting-edge technology. 

Approximately 8,000 blood units were issued to various patients in the year 2019. The patients who were provided with blood for transfusion include Road traffic accidents victims, thalassemia children, cancer patients and patients undergoing various surgeries where blood loss was anticipated.

Blood Components Available:

  • Packed Red Blood Cells (PRBC)

  • Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)

  • Random Platelet Concentrate

  • Apheresis platelets

  • Special components like leukoreduced blood component and irradiated components

Support to Thalassemia, a CSR initiative:

We, as our CSR activity, provide free blood and blood transfusion facilities to a number of thalassemia patients referred to us by NGOs. 


  • Functions 24*7

  • Deliver rapid response to urgent requests for blood components

  • Check pre-transfusion samples and requests

  • Strict Pre-Donation Screening of Blood for detecting Transfusion Transmissible Infections (TTI)

  • Assess immunological compatibility between donor and patient

  • Select suitable blood component for each clinical condition

  • Follow strict donor safety criteria

  • Safe delivery and handling of blood components

  • Precise ABO Typing (Blood Group Test) and Cross Matching Test using ‘Column Agglutination Method’ - One of the Advanced Technologies for Blood Compatibility Testing

  • Huge capacity to store 1000 Fresh Frozen Plasma, 50-60 Platelet concentrate and approximately 500 PRBCs at a time

  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell harvesting to support stem cell (bone marrow) transplantation unit

  • Apheresis platelets or single donor platelets collection (blood collected from a single donor with an automated cell separator) to reduce disease transmission, and alloimmunisation

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