Plasma https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en en Plasma: Other causes of discolouration https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en/visual-inspection-tool/plasma/discolouration <div class="node node--type-vag-blood-component-condition node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="bg-domain-brand container-breakout py-5 mb-4 position-relative"> <div class="container"> <div class="pb-5"> <h1 class="title"> Plasma: Other causes of discolouration </h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>In addition to discolouration that may be associated with contamination from RBCs or bacteria, plasma discolouration can result from variety of donor factors, including metabolic conditions, medications or large doses of vitamins taken by donors: </p> <ul><li>Medications (acceptable for transfusion)  <ul><li>Oral contraceptive pill: light green plasma <br />  </li> </ul></li> <li>Vitamins (acceptable for transfusion)  <ul><li>Vitamin A (including consumption of large quantities of carrots): bright orange plasma </li> </ul></li> </ul></div> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carousel field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15161704814574" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15161704814574" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=m3eDFIaJ" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood (viewed from the back). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=sMcKDdUC" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=3W1zZSFF" width="650" height="569" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. Note: Photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage.  </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=n4DKViUF" width="650" height="626" alt="Two units of plasma are photographed side by side on a white surface, viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-636722272" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15181704814574" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Discolouration_Green%20whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Plasma manufactured from whole blood with green discolouration</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15181704814574" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Plasma manufactured from whole blood with green discolouration </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood with green discolouration. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Discolouration_Green%20whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=GP6jqV06" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a unit of plasma produced from whole blood (viewed from the back). Note: The unit was photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Discolouration_Green%20whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=xeMQ-d92" width="419" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood with green discolouration. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Discolouration_Green%20whole%20blood%20front%20ex2%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=J7_uTRO3" width="470" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front laying on a grey surface. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15221704814609" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"></div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15221704814609" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured using apheresis method. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=Yt-OFhJv" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-165556644" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15241704814609" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Apheresis plasma with discolouration</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15241704814609" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Apheresis plasma with discolouration </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 09 Jan 2024 15:35:15 +0000 abby.wolfe 991046080 at https://professionaleducation.blood.ca Plasma: Icterus https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en/visual-inspection-tool/plasma/icterus <div class="node node--type-vag-blood-component-condition node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="bg-domain-brand container-breakout py-5 mb-4 position-relative"> <div class="container"> <div class="pb-5"> <h1 class="title"> Plasma: Icterus </h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Icterus, also known as jaundice, describes the yellow discolouration of the skin, eyes and mucous membranes due to high bilirubin content in blood. A plasma unit with icterus may be acceptable for transfusion. </p> <p>Causes of icterus in a plasma unit are donor related and may be related to: </p> <ul><li>Recovered non-infectious hepatitis or subclinical liver disease (note that donors with infectious hepatitis or active non-infectious hepatitis would be ineligible to donate) </li> <li>Inherited liver disorders (e.g., Gilbert’s Syndrome) </li> <li>Gallstones </li> </ul><h3>Visual appearance </h3> <ul><li> <p>Bright yellow to greenish-brown <br />  </p> </li> </ul><figure role="group" class="caption caption-drupal-media align-center"><div> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Icterus_Gilberts%20syndrome%20buffy%20coat%20ex1%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=F3d0PA11" width="610" height="650" alt="Two units lay on a white surface side by side; the dark red buffy coat unit is on the left and a yellow liquid is in the unit on the right. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <figcaption>Separation of buffy coat (left) and plasma (right) obtained from donor with known Gilbert's syndrome, a condition characterized by the liver's inability to process bilirubin. Note the bright yellow plasma colour, suggesting high levels of unconjugated bilirubin. </figcaption></figure><p> </p> <figure role="group" class="caption caption-drupal-media align-center"><div> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Icterus_Gilberts%20syndrome%20buffy%20coat%20ex2%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=GErI93-X" width="440" height="650" alt="A close up view of the tubing extending out of the top of two buffy coat units. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <figcaption>Brighter yellow plasma from donor with known Gilbert's syndrome (top and left) compared to typical plasma colour (below and right). </figcaption></figure><p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carousel field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15041704814427" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15041704814427" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=m3eDFIaJ" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood (viewed from the back). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=sMcKDdUC" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=3W1zZSFF" width="650" height="569" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. Note: Photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage.  </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=n4DKViUF" width="650" height="626" alt="Two units of plasma are photographed side by side on a white surface, viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-1112202353" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15061704814427" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Plasma manufactured from whole blood with icterus</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15061704814427" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Plasma manufactured from whole blood with icterus </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15101704814465" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"></div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15101704814465" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured using apheresis method. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=Yt-OFhJv" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-1085280770" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15121704814465" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Apheresis plasma with icterus</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15121704814465" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Apheresis plasma with icterus </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 09 Jan 2024 15:33:04 +0000 abby.wolfe 991046078 at https://professionaleducation.blood.ca Plasma: Red blood cell contamination https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en/visual-inspection-tool/plasma/RBC-contamination <div class="node node--type-vag-blood-component-condition node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="bg-domain-brand container-breakout py-5 mb-4 position-relative"> <div class="container"> <div class="pb-5"> <h1 class="title"> Plasma: Red blood cell contamination </h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>RBC contamination occurs during production and results from ineffective separation of RBCs and plasma. When significant RBC contamination occurs during production, these units are discarded and are not distributed. The degree of red discolouration in a plasma unit reflects the amount of RBC contamination varying from a light pink tinge to a marked red discolouration. Currently, there are no standards of acceptability for RBC contamination of plasma units. </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carousel field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14921704814075" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14921704814075" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=m3eDFIaJ" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood (viewed from the back). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=sMcKDdUC" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=3W1zZSFF" width="650" height="569" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. Note: Photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage.  </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=n4DKViUF" width="650" height="626" alt="Two units of plasma are photographed side by side on a white surface, viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-1161388920" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14941704814075" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_RBCcontam_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front that is unusually dark red in colour due to RBC contamination. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Plasma manufactured from whole blood with RBC contamination</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples of variation in RBC contaminated units. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14941704814075" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Plasma manufactured from whole blood with RBC contamination </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood with RBC contamination. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_RBCcontam_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=372_P34E" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front that is unusually dark red in colour due to RBC contamination. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of plasma with RBC contamination (right) beside a typical plasma unit from whole blood (left). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_RBCcontam_Whole%20blood%20back%2C%20comparison%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=aoHwAHuS" width="638" height="650" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14981704814116" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"></div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14981704814116" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured using apheresis method. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=Yt-OFhJv" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-979359243" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-15001704814116" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Apheresis plasma with RBC contamination</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-15001704814116" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Apheresis plasma with RBC contamination </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 09 Jan 2024 15:27:14 +0000 abby.wolfe 991046076 at https://professionaleducation.blood.ca Plasma: Particulate matter https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en/visual-inspection-tool/plasma/particulate-matter <div class="node node--type-vag-blood-component-condition node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="bg-domain-brand container-breakout py-5 mb-4 position-relative"> <div class="container"> <div class="pb-5"> <h1 class="title"> Plasma: Particulate matter </h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Particulate matter can be the result of blood collection and / or component manufacturing processes.  Composed of platelets, white blood cells, RBCs, and / or in some instances fibrin, particulate matter may increase during storage of a plasma unit. There are several categories of particulate matter that may be found within a plasma unit: </p> <ul><li>Clots and fibrin strands   <ul><li>Clots and fibrin strands result from the activation of the clotting processes and can be a mixture of clotting proteins (including fibrin) and platelets. Blood is collected and processed in bags that contain anticoagulants to inhibit the clotting processes. Plasma containing clots and/or fibrin strands should NOT be transfused and should be reported to Canadian Blood Services. <br />  </li> </ul></li> <li>Cellular aggregates   <ul><li>Cellular aggregates may appear as white and opaque masses that do not dissipate with gentle manipulation. Plasma containing cellular aggregates should NOT be transfused and should be reported to Canadian Blood Services using the <a href="https://cfc.blood.ca/en/provide-feedback?_ga=2.97586143.1145861112.1688994538-288779478.1669309560&amp;_gl=1*145c4em*_ga*Mjg4Nzc5NDc4LjE2NjkzMDk1NjA.*_ga_YHMRKTXXVD*MTY4OTE3Mzc5MC41MzkuMS4xNjg5MTczODg2LjAuMC4w">feedback form</a> on blood.ca. </li> </ul></li> </ul><h3>Visual appearance </h3> <ul><li> <p>Particulate matter may appear as white and opaque masses that do not dissipate with gentle manipulation. </p> </li> </ul></div> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carousel field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14801704813854" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14801704813854" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=m3eDFIaJ" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood (viewed from the back). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=sMcKDdUC" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=3W1zZSFF" width="650" height="569" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. Note: Photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage.  </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=n4DKViUF" width="650" height="626" alt="Two units of plasma are photographed side by side on a white surface, viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-1434931033" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14821704813854" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Particulate%20matter_Fibrin%20clot%20whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. A large white clump is visible in the top right corner as the unit lays on a black surface. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Plasma manufactured from whole blood with fibrin clots</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14821704813854" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Plasma manufactured from whole blood with fibrin clots </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a unit of plasma with fibrin clots. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Particulate%20matter_Fibrin%20clot%20whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=bKBSj0lb" width="423" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. A large white clump is visible in the top right corner as the unit lays on a black surface. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>A close up view of the fibrin clot in the plasma unit. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Particulate%20matter_Fibrin%20clot%20closeup%20whole%20blood%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=IFA44mAj" width="650" height="293" alt="Two fingers point out a white cluster in a unit of yellow liquid. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14861704813883" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"></div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14861704813883" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured using apheresis method. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=Yt-OFhJv" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-617133233" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14881704813883" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Apheresis plasma with particulate matter</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14881704813883" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Apheresis plasma with particulate matter </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 09 Jan 2024 15:22:52 +0000 abby.wolfe 991046074 at https://professionaleducation.blood.ca Plasma: Bacterial contamination https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en/visual-inspection-tool/plasma/bacterial-contamination <div class="node node--type-vag-blood-component-condition node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="bg-domain-brand container-breakout py-5 mb-4 position-relative"> <div class="container"> <div class="pb-5"> <h1 class="title"> Plasma: Bacterial contamination </h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Bacterial contamination is the presence of bacteria in the blood. Blood should be free of bacteria. Blood is collected and manufactured under sterile conditions to maintain this aseptic state. Bacterially contaminated blood components should NOT be transfused and any components suspected of bacterial contamination based on a visual inspection should be reported to Canadian Blood Services using the <a href="https://cfc.blood.ca/en/provide-feedback?_ga=2.97586143.1145861112.1688994538-288779478.1669309560&amp;_gl=1*145c4em*_ga*Mjg4Nzc5NDc4LjE2NjkzMDk1NjA.*_ga_YHMRKTXXVD*MTY4OTE3Mzc5MC41MzkuMS4xNjg5MTczODg2LjAuMC4w" target="_blank">feedback form</a> on blood.ca. Contact the nearest distribution centre to report potential contamination and receive further instructions.</p> <p>Possible (though rare) causes of bacterial contamination include the following: </p> <ul><li>Donor with asymptomatic bacteremia (i.e., subclinical bacteria in blood)  </li> <li>Inadequate cleansing of skin prior to venipuncture. (Please note: To minimize bacterial contamination, Canadian Blood Services uses a diversion pouch for the first portion of the blood collection. In addition to strict protocol on skin cleansing, the diversion pouch prevents the skin plug and skin bacteria from entering the main unit.)</li> <li>Loss of sterility during component manufacturing or handling </li> </ul><h3>Visual appearance </h3> <ul><li>The presence of bacteria may produce gas resulting in unusual air bubbles. </li> <li>The presence of bacteria may activate clotting resulting in clots and fibrin strands. </li> <li>Cloudiness <br />  </li> </ul><figure role="group" class="caption caption-drupal-media align-center"><div> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_BactContam_Comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" width="732" height="709" alt="Two rows of five platelet units photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <figcaption>Plasma units spiked with four bacterial species in a laboratory setting, photographed on Day 0 and Day 6 of cold storage. By Day 6, there were no observable changes in the plasma's appearance for any of the units spiked with bacteria, despite proliferation of two bacterial species (<em>S. liquefaciens</em> and <em>P. fluorescens</em>). </figcaption></figure><p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carousel field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14681704813679" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14681704813679" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=m3eDFIaJ" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood (viewed from the back). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=sMcKDdUC" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=3W1zZSFF" width="650" height="569" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. Note: Photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage.  </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=n4DKViUF" width="650" height="626" alt="Two units of plasma are photographed side by side on a white surface, viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-1445186532" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14701704813679" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Plasma manufactured from whole blood with bacterial contamination</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14701704813679" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Plasma manufactured from whole blood with bacterial contamination </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p> Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14741704813726" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"></div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14741704813726" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured using apheresis method. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=Yt-OFhJv" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-410886902" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14761704813726" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Apheresis plasma with bacterial contamination</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14761704813726" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Apheresis plasma with bacterial contamination </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 09 Jan 2024 15:20:10 +0000 abby.wolfe 991046072 at https://professionaleducation.blood.ca Plasma: Lipemia https://professionaleducation.blood.ca/en/visual-inspection-tool/plasma/lipemia <div class="node node--type-vag-blood-component-condition node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="bg-domain-brand container-breakout py-5 mb-4 position-relative"> <div class="container"> <div class="pb-5"> <h1 class="title"> Plasma: Lipemia </h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Lipemia is the presence of excessive amounts of lipid particles in the blood.  Lipemia is not objectively measured. Because lipemic blood samples may interfere with infectious disease testing platforms, its presence is subjectively identified although not measured. When the presence of lipemia interferes with infectious disease testing, these units are discarded and are not distributed.  </p> <p>Causes of lipemia in a plasma unit are donor related and may be related to: </p> <ul><li>Fatty meals before blood donation </li> <li>Chronic conditions such as hypercholesterolemia </li> </ul><h3>Visual appearance </h3> <ul><li> <p>Lipemia may result in a milky white appearance. </p> </li> </ul></div> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carousel field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14561704813225" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical plasma unit manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14561704813225" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical plasma unit manufactured from whole blood</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=m3eDFIaJ" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood (viewed from the back). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=sMcKDdUC" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=3W1zZSFF" width="650" height="569" alt="Two units of plasma photographed side by side on a white surface." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of typical variation of plasma produced from whole blood. Note: Photographed prior to freezing, bubbles are normal at this stage.  </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=n4DKViUF" width="650" height="626" alt="Two units of plasma are photographed side by side on a white surface, viewed from the back." typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-519603170" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14581704813225" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Lipemia_Whole%20blood%20front%20ex1%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Plasma manufactured from whole blood with lipemia</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Click to see more examples. </p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14581704813225" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Plasma manufactured from whole blood with lipemia </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood with lipemia. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Lipemia_Whole%20blood%20front%20ex1%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=bbX9WSu8" width="419" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a unit of plasma manufactured from whole blood with lipemia. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Lipemia_Whole%20blood%20front%20ex2%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=0NDNHuhD" width="418" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Another example of a typical unit of plasma from whole blood (left) beside a unit of plasma with lipemia (right). </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Lipemia_Whole%20blood%20comparison%20back%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=UPuSbKYa" width="650" height="494" alt="Two units of plasma are held side by side and viewed from the back in front of a dark blue screen. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="vag-visual-content"> <div class="row"> <div class="vag-appearance d-flex justify-content-center col-sm-12 col-md-5 col-lg-4 col-xl-3"> <div class="vag-visual-representation"> <div class="field field--name-field-vag-carouselrepresentation field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14621704813265" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. "></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"></div> </div> </button> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14621704813265" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Typical unit of apheresis plasma</div> </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>An example of a typical unit of plasma manufactured using apheresis method. </p> <div class="align-center"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Plasma_Typical_Apheresis%20front%20%282024%29.jpg?itok=Yt-OFhJv" width="417" height="650" alt="A unit of plasma viewed from the front. " typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vag-examples col-sm-12 col-md-7 col-lg-8 col-xl-9"> <div id="vag-visual-carousel-1912562245" class="vag-carousel-container"> <div class="vag-carousel-inner"> <div class="vag-carousel-item"> <div class="card vag-visual-card" > <button data-target="#vag-modal-14641704813265" data-toggle="modal" href="#"> <div class="img-wrapper"><img src="/sites/default/files/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg" class="d-block w-100" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera"></div> <div class="card-body"> <h5 class="card-title" > <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-title field--type-text field--label-hidden field__item">Apheresis plasma with lipemia</div> </h5> <div class="card-text"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-summary field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Photo not available.</p></div> </div> </div> </button> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="modal fade vag-visual-modal" id="vag-modal-14641704813265" tabindex="-1" aria-hidden="true" style="display: none;"> <div class="modal-dialog modal-xl"> <div class="modal-content"> <div class="modal-header"> <h5 class="modal-title"> Apheresis plasma with lipemia </h5> <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"> <span aria-hidden="true">×</span> </button> </div> <div class="modal-body"> <div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-vag-visual-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Photo not available. </p> <div class="align-left"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img loading="lazy" class="img-fluid image-style-max-650x650" src="//professionaleducation.blood.ca/sites/default/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2024-01/Camera%20icon_Photo%20not%20available.jpg?itok=b3js1eby" width="649" height="650" alt="Red, teal and purple icon of a camera" typeof="foaf:Image" /></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 09 Jan 2024 15:11:31 +0000 abby.wolfe 991046070 at https://professionaleducation.blood.ca