Blood Bank

SVS hospital has a state-of-the-art blood bank which offers the following services:

  • Blood grouping and typing
  • Blood cross matching
  • Coombs test (updated method using gel technology now routinely done for all blood cross matches)
  • Coombs cross match
  • Tests for uncommon blood cell antigens and antibodies
  • Antibody tests
  • Screening tests for
  • Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Venereal diseases
  • Malaria
  • Microfilaria

These screening tests are mandatory and have been prescribed under the guidance of the Drug Authority of India which is also the licensing authority.