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The AVA Annual Conference is the nation’s premier veterinary event, covering all fields of veterinary science and in 2017 brought together over 920 veterinary professionals and 115 exhibitors.

We hope you will join us for the 2018 AVA Annual Conference in Brisbane, 13-18 May.    
Visit conference.ava.com.au to register.    To download a pdf file of the entire program click here.
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Wednesday, May 16 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Blood products and their uses

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Blood transfusions save lives; however, unlike manufactured pharmaceuticals, they rely on blood donations from other animals. Component transfusion therapy ensures the most efficient usage of this precious resource. This talk will show attendees the different blood products which can be produced from a single blood donation, what products are available here in Australia, and which products are best used for what situations. We will also cover which animals would be considered for blood donor programs in-house.

Speakers
avatar for Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson

ASAV Committee, University of Queensland
I'm a clinical pathologist with a passion for haematology, immunohaematology, transfusion medicine, oncology, and education.


Wednesday May 16, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Great Hall Doors 1 and 8 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre