Transfusion in the Era of Genomics
14 November 2018 01:30 - 02:30pm - Australia/Sydney
Genomic profiling of red cell and platelet antigens allows for more precise transfusion therapy and is set to change transfusion practice. The impact of genomics on transfusion will be discussed.
Dr Ben Saxon, National Transfusion Specialist, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Haematologist, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide.
• Understand the impact of genomic information on pretransfusion testing and component selection for patients, inparticular patients with bleeding disorders
• How genomics in transfusion improves outcomes