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Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces array-based solution for extended blood type research to support future advancements toward safer transfusions

May 20, 2024
For more information, please visit thermofisher.com/extendedbloodtyping and read the white paper, “Genotyping for extended and rare blood types.”
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Quest Diagnostics launches mobile phlebotomy service, enabling convenient at-home specimen collection in the United States

Nov. 13, 2023
Quest Mobile has 5,000 trained mobile phlebotomists whose reach will extend to 44 states by the end of 2023.
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Fanconi anemia: A diagnostic approach to diagnosis and treatment

Fanconi anemia (FA), also known as inherited aplastic anemia, is a disease that causes bone marrow failure and many physical abnormalities. FA is a rare, fatal disease that affects...
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Solution reduces severe bleeding after childbirth

May 10, 2023
A trial of a set of interventions to manage postpartum hemorrhage, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a 60% reduction in heavy bleeding.
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Tranexamic acid does not appear to prevent maternal hemorrhage after cesarean delivery

April 14, 2023
Tranexamic acid slows the natural breakdown of blood clots.
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Platelets in the pipeline: Advancements in platelet technologies

March 27, 2023
Proper platelet function is an important component of many hemostatic disorders and a critical therapeutic target for cardiac and stroke prevention. Thus, a key objective of laboratory...
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Study provides roadmap for using convalescent plasma as an effective COVID-19 treatment

Feb. 23, 2023
A new analysis shows how convalescent plasma can be used to prevent hospitalizations and ultimately save lives, both for COVID-19 and for the next viral pandemic that inevitably...