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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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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...
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Whole blood plus MTP associated with improved survival in patients with severe bleeding

Jan. 26, 2023
First step in prioritizing the selection of WB-MTP for trauma patients presenting with severe hemorrhage.
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This, that, or both: Platelet aggregation and platelet genetics

Sept. 21, 2022
Since its invention in the early 1960s, light transmission aggregometry (LTA), also known as platelet aggregation, has played a vital role in the clinical evaluation of bleeding...
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Smartphone app can vibrate a single drop of blood to determine how well it clots

Feb. 22, 2022
Researchers have developed a new blood-clotting test that uses only a single drop of blood and a smartphone with a plastic attachment that holds a tiny cup beneath the phone’s...