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Event Classification

During the investigation process the event should be classified. The classification will determine additional actions that may need to be taken and required notifications. Examples of classifications include:

  • Complaint (internal, external)
  • Pre-analytical event
  • Analytical event
  • Post-analytical event
  • Non-conforming service or product
  • Post-transfusion reaction or disease
  • Sentinel Event
  • Blood or tissue donor reaction
  • Post Donation Information
  • Recall of products from supplier