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Vet Hospital Transfusion Medicine
PetPB Vet Hospital keeps fresh frozen plasma, and fresh packed red blood cells in stock should one of our patients require a transfusion.
Plasma is used should your pet require additional clotting factors as a result from rat poisoning, snake bites, heatstroke, or severe GI upset such as with parvo. Blood transfusions are required due to hemorrhage or anemia as a result from surgery, trauma, parasites, or red blood cell destruction from immune mediated responses. Our in-house laboratory at our vet hospital screens donor and patient blood by typing the patient and then cross matching with the donor.