Affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University

Blood Bank

Blood transfusions are a critical part of everyday life and assist in saving countless lives each year. The blood bank has a vast array of state of the art equipment for its smooth functioning.

Services Offered

  • Round the clock transfusion services
  • Blood grouping and typing
  • Blood cross matching
  • Coombs test (updated method using gel technology now routinely done for all blood cross matches)
  • Coombs cross match
  • Tests for uncommon blood cell antigens and antibodies

Screening Tests

Screening tests for:

  • Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Venereal diseases
  • Malaria
  • Microfilaria

The above-mentioned screening tests are mandatory and have been prescribed under the guidance of the Drug Authority of India which is also the licensing authority.

Blood components available always include:

  • Red Blood Cells
  • Fresh Frozen Plasma
  • Frozen Plasma
  • Platelet concentrates
  • Cryoprecipitate
  • Platelet rich plasma