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2014-06-04 12:29:57

Swiss Red Cross Study Recommends Replacing Kell, Kidd, Duffy Serotyping with Genotyping SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agena Bioscience, Inc., which recently acquired the Bioscience business of Sequenom, Inc., today, introduced the Hemo ID((TM) )Blood Group Genotyping Panel for the MassARRAY(®) System following a Swiss Red Cross study using a beta version of the panel published in the journal Transfusion. The study, which genotyped and serotyped more than 4,000 blood donors...

2014-06-02 23:11:16

This June give your support to the memorial of drunk driving victims and join Milstead Automotive in giving the most valuable gift one person can give another- the gift of life. Spring, TX (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Any automotive accident is devastating, but no grief can possibly compare to the heartbreak of losing a loved one at the hands of impaired driving. Entirely avoidable and selfishly reckless, impaired driving prematurely takes the lives of over 17,000 drivers and passengers per...

2014-05-23 08:24:45

Please Give Blood, Take a Class, or Make a Financial Donation WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today kicked off a 100-day campaign urging everyone to help people facing emergency situations this summer by giving blood, making a financial gift or taking a lifesaving class. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO "100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope." will continue through September 1 to remind people that this summer is a...

2014-05-22 16:27:19

Harlem Irving Plaza to Sponsor American Red Cross Blood Drive NORRIDGE, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its( )third consecutive year, Harlem Irving Plaza is proud to partner with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 for the second installment of its annual 3-part monthly blood drive to help increase awareness for a life-saving organization. Earlier this month, the American Red Cross collected 60 pints of blood at Harlem Irving Plaza which is equivalent to saving...

2014-05-22 16:26:56

Addresses critical unmet needs in blood banking and transfusion medicine - a fast, FDA-approved way to generate critical genetic matching information necessary to: NORCROSS, Ga., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immucor, Inc., a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the company's PreciseType HEA test. The PreciseType HEA test is the first FDA-approved molecular assay designed...

2014-04-29 20:23:03

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Blood: The Worldwide Market for Blood Products, Blood Testing, Blood Equipment, and Synthetic Blood Productshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/blood_worldwide_market_blood_products_blood_testing_blood_equipment_synthetic_blood_products.htmlThe global blood industry has experienced strong growth in recent years and although this brisk expansion will slow somewhat as...

2014-04-20 23:00:34

This market is driven by the advantages of apheresis collection over the whole blood collection, huge demand for plasma in plasma fractionation and research for new applications of therapeutic apheresis. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/apheresis-market-950.html (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 The “Apheresis Market - Applications (Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis, RBC/Erythrocytapheresis, Leukapheresis, Photopheresis), Procedures (Therapeutic & Donor Apheresis/Automated Blood...

2014-04-15 23:04:27

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Blood Processing Supplies and Equipment markets. Global market for Blood Processing Supplies and Equipment is projected to reach US$11.3 billion by 2020 driven by technological advancements, launch of new products and rising demand for blood products from aging population in developed countries. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The global blood processing supplies and equipment market is...

2014-04-10 16:20:07

Blood donor Maureen Holt signed the hood of the No. 16 Red Cross Ford Fusion and will attend Darlington as a 'member' of the No. 16 pit crew WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to the No. 16 3M Pit Bulls for the April 12 race. While the newest crew member may not be able to change a tire or manage a jack, she may have helped save...

2014-04-10 12:36:37

New technology can reduce adverse reactions and decrease blood bank costs, report investigators in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Scientists in France have designed a new system for molecular blood group typing that offers blood banks the possibility of extensive screening of blood donors at a relatively low cost. Their approach is described in the current issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Although blood transfusion is generally safe, alloimmunization (when an...


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