JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

22.2: Terminology

For the purposes of these guidelines, the terms shall, will, or must mean that the guideline is to be complied with at all times. The terms may and should indicate an activity that is recommended or advised, but for which there may be effective alternatives.

The cellular therapy products described in these guidelines are referred to as haemopoietic progenitor cells HPC-A, HPC-M and HPC-C to denote their collection by apheresis or from marrow and cord blood respectively or as therapeutic cells (TC), the most commonly used of which is TC-T cells (T), often referred to as donor lymphocyte infusions (DLI).