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Apheresis/Transfusion Service

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Yale-New Haven Hospital Apheresis/Transfusion Service provides:

  • comprehensive clinical service to patients 
  • training opportunities to future physicians
  • support for basic and clinical research

The Apheresis/Transfusion Service provides clinical apheresis support for both in-patients and out-patients across the entire age spectrum. Transfusion and infusion services are available for adult ambulatory patients. Apheresis nurses care for a variety of patient populations including hematology, oncology, neurology, transplantation, rheumatology, and other medical services.

Apheresis/Transfusion Services

  • Therapeutic Apheresis
  • Stem Cell Collection
  • Transfusion
  • Phlebotomy
  • Exchange Transfusion
  • Medication Infusion
  • Research Apheresis


  • Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Lecturer in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director, Transfusion Medicine Service, Laboratory Medicine; Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

  • Diane Krause

    Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Cell Biology and of Pathology; Assoc. Director, Yale Stem Cell Center; Assoc. Director, Transfusion Medicine Service; Medical Director, Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory; Medical Director, Advanced Cell Therapy Laboratory

  • Edward Snyder

    Professor of Laboratory Medicine; Associate Chair, Clinical Affairs (Therapeutic); Director, Apheresis/Transfusion Service; Director, Blood Bank; Cancer Center Director of Membership, Yale Cancer Center; Editor, Lab News