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2009-04-01 15:30:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring may be synonymous with milder weather and opening day for baseball fans, but for Alex Mele of Coram, NY, a 15-year-old baseball player and sophomore at Longwood High School, this season will be a fight to shut out cancer. Mele, a catcher and third baseman for the Brentwood Bandits and member of the Longwood Junior Varsity Baseball Team, suddenly fell ill last November.

2009-02-06 16:00:00

More Minority Blood Donors Needed NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) urges healthy people ages sixteen and older to please donate blood in support of your community, in recognition of National Black History Month, and to help save lives.

2009-01-27 08:00:00

South Texas Blood & Tissue Center to Implement 3 Integrated Donor Systems DENVER, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc.

2008-12-13 11:58:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) will honor New York's finest this Monday, December 15 at 12:00 PM, for years of dedication on behalf of thousands of New York Police Department (NYPD) Academy recruits for donating blood and saving lives.

2008-10-16 09:00:43

Biotest Diagnostics Corporation (Biotest) and Group Services for America's Blood Centers (GSABC), a cooperative wholly owned by America's Blood Centers (ABC), announced today their multi-year supply agreement for Biotest blood bank products including the Biotest traditional blood bank reagents and the TANGO(R) optimo Automated Blood Bank System, reagents, consumables and service.

2008-10-13 12:00:42

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley and New Jersey, is reporting slipping blood reserves due to increased September demand from hospitals and current economic strife.

2008-10-03 09:00:38

Micronics, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a continuation from the U.S. Army's Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) to support the ongoing development of a microfluidics-based test for efficiently screening donor blood types.

2006-12-13 12:00:13

RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company, announced today that the U.S.

2005-12-01 19:11:58

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A test to screen blood, organ and tissue donors for the West Nile virus won U.S. approval after two years of testing in the nation's blood banks, Food and Drug Administration officials said on Thursday. The Procleix WNV Assay was developed by Gen-Probe Inc.

2005-12-01 15:57:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first test to screen blood, organ and tissue donors for the West Nile virus won U.S. approval after two years of testing in the nation's blood banks, Food and Drug Administration officials said on Thursday. The Procleix WNV Assay, developed by Gen-Probe Inc.


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