Red Cell Diagnostic Product Procurement

Red cell diagnostic products are used for testing to establish the blood group of human red cells, detect red cell antibodies and to control, standardise and validate routine haematology tests.

The National Blood Authority (NBA) has a standing offer arrangement with the following four suppliers to supply Red Cell Diagnostic Products to 30 June 2019:

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Grifols Australia
  • Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
  • Seqirus

Download contact list below for supplier details:

The standing offer provides public pathology laboratories with a wide choice of products and the ability to procure the most appropriate diagnostic blood products at competitive prices, quality and service levels.

The standing offer lists 103 red cell diagnostic products, which are used in laboratory tests known as blood typing and cross matching these tests ensure that when a person needs a blood transfusion, they receive blood that is compatible with their own.

Details about the operation of the arrangements can be found in the Operating Procedures:

Changes to the product list or other updates will be posted on this site as they occur

For more information

For enquiries or further details please email: supply.management.plasma [at] blood.gov.au (subject: Red%20Cell%20Diagnostic%20Reagents%20Product%20Enquiry) .