• cord-blood
  • Recently, there has been several changes in the cord blood industry with a few key trends such as diversification of storage services, partnering with prenatal or neonatal or maternal health services, industry consolidation through acquisitions, and focus on cord blood cell expansion. (thealphareporter.com)
  • Pairing with prenatal/ neonatal/maternal health services has a few examples such as Natera, a leader in genetic testing, launched its EverCord Cord Blood & Tissue Banking Service and ViaCord's launched its Newborn Genetic Screening. (thealphareporter.com)
  • In case of private and public cord blood banks, private cord blood banks always dominated the market for being first choice of donors due to complete ownership rights secured by the donor, widespread collection sites, and high assurance related with the security and storage facilities of these private cord blood banks. (thealphareporter.com)
  • patients
  • Most blood collected for medical use is transfused into patients who need blood because of trauma, for surgery or as therapeutic treatment of diseases, such as sickle cell disease and anemia and as a result of chemotherapy. (clowned.us)
  • Methods: Two patients, with congenital liver fibrosis and congenital biliary atresia were performed with living donor liver transplantation in our hospital and then followed up from November 12 to December 13, 2001. (hku.hk)
  • Results: Two patients undergone living donor liver transplantation had good results. (hku.hk)
  • banks
  • According to the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) 23 million units of blood are transfused annually. (clowned.us)
  • Aside from manually screening donors, blood banks test all donated blood for ABO and Rh group (known as "blood types"), as well as for multiple transmissible diseases and contamination. (clowned.us)
  • Blood banks work to ensure that the blood supply is free of infection, unexpected antibodies present (from pregnancy or past donor transfusions) and ready for use. (clowned.us)
  • Diseases tested for in U.S. based blood banks include hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV-1 and HIV-2, human T-lymph tropic virus, and syphilis. (clowned.us)
  • Blood banks work to ensure a continuously available safe blood supply by properly storing it-keeping the blood components labeled and refrigerated or frozen. (clowned.us)