Deceased Australian donor.
Diaphysis of human femur or tibia.
Antibiotic - gentamicin.
Soft tissue removed and cortical bone cut in half. Marrow removed. Allografts vary in length up to 25cm.
Microbiological culture - sampled throughout retrieval and processing including just prior to final packaging.
Radiological review of all source bone.
Individually triple packed.
Product is able to be supplied non irradiated or irradiated.
Where irradiated (indicated by a red sticker) the product has been irradiated to a minimum dose of 25 kGy within its final packaging.
Restoration/repair of musculoskeletal tissue.
Below -40°C until expiry date or between -20°C and -40°C for up to 6 months or expiry date (whichever is sooner) in a continually monitored and alarmed freezer.
Transported on dry ice to maintain temperature below -40°C.
Where non irradiated product is ordered the surgeon will need to sign a disclaimer acknowledging that the product is non irradiated.
Where possible place order with DTBV 2 business days prior to delivery date specifying the size of allograft required.