In BC in the late 1990s a group of transfusion medicine professionals, the Technical Resource Group (TRG) and the BC Transfusion Medicine Advisory Group (TMAG), contributed to the development and maintenance of a standardized technical manual, which became the TraQ Technical Resource Manual (TRM) and its Competency Companion (CC).
The TRM and CC have
These materials were developed beginning in 2005 using CLSI guidelines and facilitated by Lucia Berte (consultant) and BC PBCO:
Developed by BC laboratory quality managers working as members of the Quality Management Working Group
Developed by BC blood transfusion technical specialists