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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Comparisons of emergency transfusion protocols from the Korean CDC guideline and SNUH manual

KCDC guideline SNUH protocol
Pretransfusion testing performed Approximate time required Pretransfusion testing performed Approximate time required
Level 1 ABO/RhD typing Immediate spin crossmatch 5 min*<10 min ABO/RhD typing Immediate spin crossmatch 5 min*<10 min
Level 2 ABO/RhD typing without crossmatch 5 min ABO/RhD type of previous test result without crossmatch Immediate release
Level 3 O RBC without crossmatch Immediate release O RBC without crossmatch Immediate release

*Patients with previous ABO/RhD typing results.

Patients without previous ABO/RhD typing results.

Patients with more than two previous ABO/RhD typing results. 

Abbreviations: KCDC, Korean Center of Disease Control; SNUH, Seoul National University Hospital.

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