Published in Blood Weekly, February 3rd, 2005
Currently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that 11 different tests for infectious diseases be performed on blood donations, including NAT tests for both hepatitis C and HIV-1. ABC members collected and tested over 8 million units of blood in 2004.
"The critical nature of infectious disease testing performed at blood centers demands that all test parameters be carefully monitored," said Michael J. Eck, CEO of AcroMetrix. "We...
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