Accredited Institutional (AI) - $1,375* (see Benefits tab)
Membership dues for institutional members are $1,375 plus applicable accreditation fees per membership year (January 1 to December 31). Membership dues must be paid to remain an AABB-accredited member.
To view our complete 2020 fee schedule, click here (PDF).
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Accredited Institutional Member Types
Transfusion Service - A facility that performs one or more of the following activities: compatibility testing, storage, selection and issuing of blood and components to intended recipients.
Blood Bank – A facility that performs, or is responsible for the performance of, the collection, processing, storage and distribution of human blood, components and tissue intended for transfusion and transplantation.
Donor Center – A facility that performs, or is responsible for the performance of, the collection, processing, testing or distribution of blood and components.
HPC Service – A facility involved in qualifying donors, performing one or more of the manufacturing steps for HPC products (including collection, processing and storage), or distributing these products.
Cord Blood Service – A facility involved in any of the following activities: collection, processing and storage of cord blood products. May consist of more than one collection site.
Somatic Cell – A facility that performs one or more of the manufacturing steps for somatic cell products, including collection, processing, and storage, and/or distributes these products.
Relationship Testing Laboratory - A facility that performs relationship testing and provides parentage test reports.
Immunohematology Reference Laboratory – A facility equipped for performing investigational procedures pertaining to immunohematologic studies.
Perioperative Service – A location or operational area within a facility where any of the following activities are performed by the facility's staff or contract personnel: intraoperative and postoperative autologous blood recovery; perioperative autologous component production; and intraoperative acute normovolemic hemodilution, including - product collection, storage and administration.
Molecular Testing – A laboratory or facility that uses molecular testing methods to identify Red Cell, Platelet or Neutrophil Antigens.
Out of Hospital Transfusion Administration Services - Facilities that perform transfusion activities in vascular access or infusion service providers in settings other than the hospital, such as long-term care facilities, hospices, home care settings and other non-acute care settings to receive AABB accreditation. Accreditation will not be offered for activities that take place in pre-hospital settings, such as those taking place in an ambulance or helicopter.