Quality Controls for DG Gel System

Immunohematology quality controls for DG Gel system support accurate and reliable pretransfusion testing. Essential II Control and Extended IV Control simulate real patient samples and monitor both manual and automated procedures during pretransfusion compatibility tests.


Work with any combination of Grifols platforms and easily accommodate laboratory upgrades.

Essential II Control and Extended IV Control are validated to work with:

  • DG Gel system instruments and reagents
  • Grifols conventional techniques
  • MDmulticard

Adjust controls to meet various laboratory quality assurance protocols.

  • Essential II Control – a basic control composed of 2 sets, each with 2 tubes
  • Extended IV Control – an extended control composed of a set of 4 tubes

Monitor pretransfusion compatibility test procedures to help ensure accurate results.

  • Simulate real patient samples
  • Verify the proper functioning of DG Gel cards and instruments