Published in Blood Weekly, March 18th, 2004
The enhanced Bacteria Detection System offers a more sensitive and easy method for detecting bacteria in blood platelets. Its increased sensitivity will improve patient safety by allowing blood banks to accurately detect the lowest levels of bacterial contamination without false positive results so that viable platelets are not discarded and wasted. The Pall eBDS is the only system that can detect bacteria in all platelets whether derived from single donor (apheresis) or whole blood (random donor) collection procedures.
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