The Division of Transfusion Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology, serving as the therapeutic arm of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, comprises the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) blood bank and transfusion service, an immunohematology reference laboratory, an apheresis/infusion unit, a full whole blood and plateletpheresis collection program, a hematopoietic progenitor collection and processing laboratory, and a clinical cell and vaccine production facility.
Its very active clinical services provide over 60,000 units of blood and blood products per year to HUP patients through the blood bank and transfusion service, while capable of performing 10,000 procedures per year in the apheresis/infusion unit on outpatients and inpatients diagnosed with a variety of hematopoietic, immunologic, oncologic, and genetic disorders.
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