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Cryoprecipitate

Indications

For further information please see the Calgary Zone Guidelines for Transfusion.

Pretransfusion Testing

Availability

Usually only group A and O.

One neonatal unit will be available at all sites.

For adult doses at SHC and RGH, allow time for transportation from FMC. 

Ordering

Standard adult dose is 10 units.

Pediatric recommended dose is 1 unit/10 kg (to a maximum of 10 units).

Neonatal recommended does is 1 mL/kg.

Notes

  • Allow 15 minutes for thawing.