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1 04, 2016

VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes for Safer Specimen Collection

By |April 1st, 2016|Blood Collection|Comments Off on VACUETTE® Blood Collection Tubes for Safer Specimen Collection

Proper blood collection procedure is crucial to ensure specimen integrity as well as accurate test results in medical laboratories. Reliable lab equipment suppliers offer Greiner Bio-One’s products for blood collection that are designed to ensure user safety as well as proper collection of samples for testing. The company offers a full range of vacuum blood [...]

6 01, 2016

January is National Blood Donor Month

By |January 6th, 2016|Blood Collection|Comments Off on January is National Blood Donor Month

The American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month in January with the goal of encouraging people to make blood and platelet donations and ensure a sufficient supply of blood for the needy. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January since 1970 to not only to promote the blood collection drive but also [...]

1 12, 2015

Greiner Bio-One Products Ensure Safe Blood Collection

By |December 1st, 2015|Blood Collection, Greiner Bio-One|Comments Off on Greiner Bio-One Products Ensure Safe Blood Collection

Specimen collection is the first step in the laboratory testing process. Blood tests are performed on serum, plasma, or whole blood. Each step in the blood collection process carries risks - both for patients and health workers and unsafe practices can cause infection from bloodborne organisms leading to diseases such as hepatitis B, HIV, syphilis [...]

31 08, 2015

Blood Processing Devices and Consumables Market to Grow to $49 Billion by 2019

By |August 31st, 2015|Abbott Laboratories, Blood Collection|Comments Off on Blood Processing Devices and Consumables Market to Grow to $49 Billion by 2019

Blood processing devices and consumables are essential in the healthcare industry with new blood-related disorders and infections emerging day by day. Blood transfusion is a regular procedure in hospitals, which requires these products. Unsafe blood transfusion can lead to the spread of dangerous diseases. With the high prevalence of infectious diseases such as hepatitis and [...]

3 07, 2015

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

By |July 3rd, 2015|Blood Collection, Cord Blood Awareness Month|Comments Off on July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord blood refers to the blood in the umbilical cord and placenta of the new born baby following delivery. The baby’s umbilical cord blood contains hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) which can be used to treat more than 80 conditions, including blood cancer, anemia, osteoporosis, and several other blood and immune system disorders. Through blood banking, [...]

17 04, 2015

April 17 – World Hemophilia Day

By |April 17th, 2015|Blood Collection, Blood Testing|Comments Off on April 17 – World Hemophilia Day

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that prevents blood from clotting normally. Present from birth, the condition is normally inherited. In rare cases, hemophilia may develop later in life. World Hemophilia Day on April 17 aims to increase support for those living with this bleeding disorder and encourage people to raise awareness about the condition among [...]

12 03, 2015

Patient Safety Awareness Week March 8-14, 2015

By |March 12th, 2015|Blood Collection, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Patient Safety Awareness Week March 8-14, 2015

Health care organizations around the globe are observing Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) from March 8-14, 2015. Initiated in 2002 by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), Patient Safety Awareness Week is a national education and awareness-building campaign for improving patient safety in hospitals and healthcare organizations. The theme for 2015 is "United in Safety". [...]

6 03, 2015

Simple Blood Test to Predict Risk of Dementia

By |March 6th, 2015|Blood Collection, Blood Testing|Comments Off on Simple Blood Test to Predict Risk of Dementia

According to the most recent data from the World Health Organization, more than 35 million people are affected by dementia globally. Dementia refers to a wide range of symptoms caused by certain disorders that affect the brain, leading to impaired intellectual functioning that interferes with normal activities and relationships. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 1 [...]

4 03, 2015

Measles Cases on the Rise in the U.S

By |March 4th, 2015|Blood Collection, Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Measles Cases on the Rise in the U.S

Measles, a highly contagious infection caused by virus can lead to potentially serious complications, including pneumonia, brain damage and deafness. Though this disease was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, it has been rising again in recent years, fueled by huge epidemics in other countries. According to the latest reports from the Centers [...]

2 03, 2015

Greiner Bio-One’s Third Consecutive Contract with Novation in Progress

By |March 2nd, 2015|Blood Collection, Greiner Bio-One|Comments Off on Greiner Bio-One’s Third Consecutive Contract with Novation in Progress

Greiner Bio-One North America, Inc. recently received their 3rd consecutive Novation contract through Novation's public competitive bid process. This contract will extend the great working relationship between the organizations and benefit hospitals and patients. Under this Novation Phlebotomy contract, the company will be able to continue supplying high quality blood and specimen collection products to [...]