NAC Statement on Factor XIII Concentrate Use

Credits
Chair
Susan Nahirniak, MD
Members
Dana Devine, PhD
Alan Tinmouth, MD
Provincial Ministry Representative
Judy Hoff (Saskatchewan)
Date of Original Release

Table of Contents

Background

Canadian Blood Services presently has available both a recombinant and a plasma derived Factor XIII concentrate.

Recommendation

The NAC recommends that Canadian Blood Services issue Factor XIII concentrate to hospitals only for named patients with Factor XIII deficiency.