20th edition of the European “Blood Guide” now published

The new version (20th edition) of the Guide to preparation, use and quality assurance of blood components, (so called “Blood Guide”) was recently published by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM), Council of Europe. It compiles all European standards for the preparation, use and quality control of blood components in order to ensure safety, efficiency and quality requirement in Europe and worldwide.