Blood bag spiking procedure

Health care professionals in Canadian hospitals may require guidance with the procedure for spiking blood bags. We offer relevant training resources to help with this procedure.

A six-minute video showing the spiking technique for blood component bags. The video was produced and hosted by the B.C. Provincial Blood Coordinating Office (BCPBCO).

A letter sized poster of the spiking procedure with troubleshooting tips. Suitable for printing. The poster was developed by Canadian Blood Services in collaboration with Baxter and Macopharma.