Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY



The department prepares and issues the following blood components:

  • Red cell concentrates
  • Platelet Concentrates
  • Fresh frozen plasma
  • Cryoprecipitate

The department performs special investigation like

  • Antibody screening
  • Antibody identification
  • Direct Coombs test
  • Indirect Coombs test
  • Rh antibody titration
  • Evaluation of feto-maternal blood group incompatibility
  • Work up of immune hemolytic anemias

And services like

  • Therapeutic phlebotomy to patients with Polycythaemia and patients with hemochromatosis.
  • Collect, prepare, store and issue autologous platelet-rich plasma and
  • Platelet-poor plasma

The mission of the Department of Transfusion Medicine is to provide high-quality blood and blood products in support of hospital services and in support of clinical research programs, to pursue research that contributes to our knowledge and practice of transfusion medicine and related technologies

A multidisciplinary team comprising physicians, technologists and support staff providing 24×7 Blood transfusion and diagnostic support services to all the patients at MGMCRI