Pampee P. Young, Jan Ehrhart, David Mair – “Rural hospitals and access to platelets for treating active bleeding: Is the heartland bleeding?”

Rural hospitals and access to platelets for treating active bleeding: Is the heartland bleeding?

Pampee P. Young, Jan Ehrhart, David Mair

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Federal mandates may constrain platelet availability even more4

The safety of platelet transfusions is critical, and the recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandate requires bacterial risk mitigation strategies such as large volume delayed sampling or pathogen reduction. Processing requirements associated with these bacterial risk mitigation strategies may further erode the platelet supply.

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