October 2018 — Blood Education

Blood products are frequently collected in one country and used within another country as part of military operations, international relief efforts, or meeting the needs of recipients with uncommon product requirements. To that end, the World Health Organization in collaboration with ICCBBA maintains the ISBT 128 coding system for all medical products of human origin including blood, organs, bone marrow, and cord blood.

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Justin Juskewitch, M.D., Ph.D.
Fellow, Clinical Informatics
Mayo Clinic
James Stubbs, M.D.
Consultant, Transfusion Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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