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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 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...