Tag: Blood Transfusion

Probe launched after patients develop blood transfusion side effects

Nayagarh: The health department has launched a probe following side effects developed by patients at the district headquarters hospital allegedly after blood transfusion. According to sources, the Health department has seized 170 units of blood from the blood bank. Moreover, an expert team has arrived from Bhanjanagar to examine the causes of the side effects. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Probe begins into HIV+ blood transfusion at MKCG

Berhampur: A five-member doctors’ team visited the blood bank of the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here to begin its probe into the alleged transfusion of HIV-infected blood to a four-year-old thalassemia patient of Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district recently. The team is headed by Berhampur City Hospital ADMO Dr Saroj Mishra. The minor boy, who […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Botched blood transfusion: Health dept seeks RDC report

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of two back to back botched-up blood transfusion cases, the State Health department has sought a report from the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) regarding the incidents, which have raised a question on the safety of blood transfusion in the state. After attending a high level meeting convened to take stock of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Botched blood transfusion in VIMSAR: Blood bank official suspended

Bhubaneswar/ Burla: Taking strong note of the botched blood transfusion in Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla, the Health and Family welfare department has suspended blood bank official Rajendra Patnaik. According to sources, the laboratory technician and the data entry operator have also been dismissed from service for the ‘administrative […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Botched blood transfusion at VIMSAR: Report sought in 72 hours

Burla: The medical superintendent of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla has sought a report within 72 hours on the alleged transfusion of HIV and Hepatitis-infected blood to two patients. “I have asked for a report within 72 hours. If the donor is found out be negative then things will […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Burla Botched Blood tranfusion
HIV, Hepatitis-infected blood transfused to patients at Burla hospital

Burla: Raising serious concerns over the quality of treatment at one of the most important hospitals of Western Odisha-Burla Medical, 2 patients were transfused with HIV and Hepatitis-infected blood. Investigations reveled that while the ELISA test report clearly indicated that the blood was HIV positive, the same blood was later given to another patient by […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021