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22 02, 2017

Greiner Group AG among the Top Players in the Global Blood Collection Tubes Market

By |February 22nd, 2017|Blood Collection|0 Comments

Blood collection tubes are essential for diagnostics, in surgeries and for transfusion procedures. These tubes are most commonly used to collect blood samples, but can also be used as urine collection tubes and serum separator tubes. According to a market research report from Report Buyer, Greiner Group AG is one among the top players in [...]

6 01, 2016

January is National Blood Donor Month

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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

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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 [...]

22 10, 2015

International Infection Prevention Week – October 18-24, 2015

By |October 22nd, 2015|Disinfectants, International Infection Prevention|Comments Off on International Infection Prevention Week – October 18-24, 2015

International Infection Prevention Week is observed during the third week of October each year. The aim of this annual campaign is to raise interest in and awareness about infection prevention. Health acquired infections (HAIs) are a major complication of hospital care. HAIs may be caused by any infectious agent, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses, as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

31 12, 2014

January – The Time to Help Save Lives with Blood Donation

By |December 31st, 2014|Blood Collection, Greiner Bio-One|Comments Off on January – The Time to Help Save Lives with Blood Donation

National Blood Donor Month in January is the time to help save lives with blood donation. According to the American Red Cross, 9.2 million people in the U.S. make 15.7 million blood donations annually. The American Red Cross has invited eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015. Since 1970, [...]

11 12, 2014

Sonoco ThermoSafe Survey Reveals the Forward-looking Trends of Cold Chain Industry

By |December 11th, 2014|Blood Collection, Reagents|Comments Off on Sonoco ThermoSafe Survey Reveals the Forward-looking Trends of Cold Chain Industry

A leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, Sonoco ThermoSafe has revealed the results of its survey, "Assessing the Future of the Cold Chain Industry". The survey highlights forward-looking trends that could have a significant effect on the cold chain industry, including environmental, logistics, trends, and products and services. It was to gain a deeper [...]

16 10, 2014

US Laboratory Network to Test FDA Approved Ebola Diagnostic

By |October 16th, 2014|Blood Collection, Ebola|Comments Off on US Laboratory Network to Test FDA Approved Ebola Diagnostic

In August, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the emergency use of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based test for the diagnosis of the Ebola virus. This decision was based on the announcement by the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that it had determined that "the Ebola virus presents a material [...]

14 10, 2014

Doctors Calling EV-D68 Enterovirus More Dangerous than Ebola

By |October 14th, 2014|Ebola, Infectious Diseases|Comments Off on Doctors Calling EV-D68 Enterovirus More Dangerous than Ebola

The nation is grappling with an outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), which has affected nearly 700 people in 46 states and the District of Columbia from mid-August to October 10, 2014. Infectious diseases physicians are calling EV-D68 even more dangerous than Ebola. Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) causes respiratory illness. Symptoms range from fever, runny nose, sneezing, [...]