Thawed unit on arrival

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Thawed unit discovered on arrival at the Transplant Center
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Thawed unit on arrival - sent back to CBB. No other unit available and a donor search was reinitiated. The event was thought to be due to bad handling of the dry-shipper in transit. The dry shipper was in good condition
Suggest references: 
S(P)EAR Annual Report, 2011, World Marrow Donor Association; S(P)EAR Annual Report, 2012, World Marrow Donor Association