Results: Total blood units collections were 13,378. Whole blood was the most utilized product followed by PRBC, FFP and least utilized product was platelet concentrates.
Gynaecological wards were the Major benefited from the blood supply in this study.
Data also included age, gender and diagnoses of transfusion recipients.
In this study, we noted total of 13,378 units of blood collection.
In our hospital least requirement for blood units (0.7%, n=93) was from department of ENT during the study period (Figure 3 and Table 1).
In the present study, most common diagnosis requiring blood unit (n=2741, 21.8%) was elective surgery.
Blood transfusion; Blood components; PRBC; FFP; Platelets Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that supplies essential substances and nutrients and removes metabolic waste products from the cells. The cellular components include red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Hence, transfusion of donated blood is the main stay of treatment in variety of medical/clinical conditions .
Blood transfusion was first performed successfully by James Blundell in 1818 .
Blood component therapy has gained much of the interest in recent years because of its merits over whole blood transfusion like, it reduces volume overload on patient and has greater shelf life, better patient management .
Component therapy was introduced between 19s  to maximize the benefits of all components present in the whole blood [8-16].