Latest MSM blood donor controversy Stories

2009-10-05 08:30:00


2009-09-21 08:03:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ABBOTT PRISM HIV O Plus test, the first fully automated blood screening test for HIV-1/HIV-2.

2009-09-10 13:47:00

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. and BETHESDA, Md., Sept.

2009-08-31 09:56:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You may guess by reading his vanity license plate, "O BLOOD," Albert Fischer of Massapequa, NY is a rare breed.

2009-08-31 09:56:04

A private hospital in Rajasthan, India, has been accused of giving children transfusions of blood not tested for HIV, authorities said. Criminal charges have been filed against administrators of the hospital, which was not publicly named, CNN reported Monday. No children treated at the hospital tested positive for HIV in recent random checks, said H.S.

2009-08-24 05:59:00

Expect the Unexpected - Boost Your Local Blood Supply NEW YORK, Aug.

2009-08-03 05:29:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three New York Blood Center (NYBC) patients are taking to the airwaves to recruit new blood donors, and encourage existing blood donors to donate blood NOW.

2009-07-23 11:58:00

Diverse Donors Make the DifferenceNEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Minority Donor Awareness Day is August 1, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its regions in Manhattan, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn/Staten Island, and New Jersey call on the community to help us meet the great need for blood from diverse donors.

2009-07-22 08:00:00

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Research presented today at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry annual meeting shows that an assay developed by Abbott for simultaneous detection of both HIV antigens and antibodies reduced the detection window by zero to nine days in this study compared to HIV antibody-only assays.

2009-07-04 09:00:00

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