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Platelets, or thrombocytes, are small, colorless cell fragments in human blood that form clots and stop or prevent bleeding. Platelets are made in bone marrow, the sponge-like tissue inside bones.
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Source: The donation is collected at one of our 10 licensed blood centers located in the US (Memphis, Miami, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Jackson, Temple and Louisville) or at one of our more than 30 blood collection centers in Germany. Whole blood or source plasma is then further processed in our processing centers to produce the platelets.
Collection Method: Platelets from the US are collected through blood donations. Platelets from Germany are collected through plasmapheresis and arepathogen reducted.
Donors Criteria: Donors have an approved consent for donating blood. All donors are screened to ensure that each of them is in good health condition and that products are not collected from a high-risk population for blood-borne infections.
Donor Data Provided: Age, gender, race and blood group.
Use: Research and Development. Bulk quantities also available for further manufacturing of IVD reagents.
Viral Testing: Donors from the US are tested for the standard FDA-required viral markers and found negative for HIV-1-NAT, HCV-NAT, HBV-NAT, WNV-NAT, anti-HIV ½, anti-HCV, HBsAg and syphilis using FDA-approved methods. Donors are also screened for Chagas and, when applicable, a licensed NAT for Babesia is performed.
Donors from Europe are tested for the standard European-required viral markers and found negative for HBsAg, anti-HBc, HIV-1/2-Ab, HCV-Ab, HIV-1-NAT, HCV-NAT, HBV-NAT, HAV-NAT, PVB19-NAT, HEV-NAT, WNV-NAT (tested from June to November) and syphilis.
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Grifols Bio Supplies offers high-quality products with various specifications from stock and customized specifications upon request.
|Anticoagulants||Blood Type||Storage Temperature||Other Options|
|ACD||Type A pos||Refrigerated (2-8 °C)||Leukoreduced|
|Type A neg|
|Type B pos||Concentrated|
|Type B neg||Room Temperature (15-30 °C)|
|Type AB pos||Dating Specific|
|Type AB neg|
|Type O pos||Frozen (<-20 °C)||Pooled|
|Type O neg|
European source material customizations could vary. For more information on product availability or customization, please contact us here.
Additional analytical services
|SEROLOGICAL VIRAL TESTING||CONFIRMATORY TESTING||NUCLEIC ACID TESTING||OTHER|
|Syphilis (RPR)||Anti-HIV 1 Western Blot||HBV DNA Screening||Serum Protein Electrophoresis|
|Anti-Hbcore IgM||Anti-HIV-2 EIA||HCV RNA Screening||Total Protein|
|Anti-HBS||HBsAg Neutralization||HIV 1/2 RNA Screening||Sickle Cell Screening|
|Anti-T. cruzi (Chagas)||Syphilis (T. pallidum)-G||HAV RNA Screening||ALT|
|Cytomegalovirus Antibody Testing (IgG or IgM)||PARVO B19 DNA Screening|
|Toxoplasma Antibody Testing (IgG or IgM)||WNV RNA Screening|
|Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Testing (IgG or IgM)||Zika RNA Screening|
Additional testing may be provided upon request.
Testing only available for US source material.
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