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KRUUSE Equine Equipment Blood Collection Bags Cat. No Pk. size Blood collection bag, 1000 ml w. 12G needle, sterile 230479 1 Blood collection bag, 4000 ml w. 12G needle, sterile 230480 1 Anticoagulant Cat. No Pk. size 230483 6 CPDA-1 anticoagulant 500 ml, sterile Fluid Therapy and Blood Transfusion Add 125 ml CPDA-1 to 875 ml blood to get 1000 ml for blood transfusion. This anticoagulant will give whole blood a shelf life of 35 days. 100 ml of CPDA-1 contains: Citric Acid (anhydrous) ...........................................0,2 99 g Sodium Citrate (dihydrate)...................................2,630 g Sodium Phosphate monohydrate ..................0,222 g Dextrose monohydrate .........................................3,190 g Adenine ........................................................................ 0,0275 g Sterile water q.s. ..........................................................100 ml | 5 - 39 Our complete product line within blood transfusion equipment will enable all vets to perform blood transfusions. We have bag sizes available to suit horses. It will no longer be necessary to rely on equipment designed for humans.The 500 ml bag of CPDA-1 anticoagulant is sufficient for a 4 l blood collection bag. Provide your own anticoagulant for the use of these dry blood collection bags. Any quantity of blood can be collected into these bags as long as the ratio between CPDA-1 and blood is 1 : 7 How to produce your own plasma. Blood Collection Procedures: 1. Remove the 4 l blood collection bag from the wrapping 2. Remove the 12G cannula and attach eg a 14G cannula instead 3. Insert the cannula into the 0.5 l container of CPDA anticoagulant 4. Transfer all the CPDA to the 4 l blood collection bag as this will provide you with the correct proportions of anticoagulant and blood respectively 5. Exchange the cannula with the original 12G size 6. Insert the 12G cannula into the jugular vein 7. Keep the collection bag below heart level and keep the bag in motion to effectively mix the anticoagulant with the blood 8. When the bag is full, blood transfusion can be initiated instantly. Always use a blood transfusion set containing a filter during administration 9. If a production of plasma is required then close the collection bag with an umbilical clamp, pean or similar 10. Hang the bag to enable the red blood cells to settle at the bottom. Separation of the red blood cells from the plasma will take 1-2 hours 11. Open up the bag and discharge the red blood cells 13. The plasma can now be transferred to the storage bag 14. The transfer bags can be stored either in a refrigerator or a freezer 15. A blood transfusion set with filter is also required during plasma administration www.kruuse.com 12. Take a 1 l transfer bag containing 2 injection ports and place it in the blood collection bag which contains the plasma