October 27th, 2011
Every two seconds, someone needs blood. And while you’re probably familiar with how blood gets donated — and you may even know something about how blood gets transfused — you probably don’t know a lot about the people behind the scenes: the blood bankers who safeguard each unit of blood that one person gives to another. order generic levitra soft tabs 20mg vardenafil Without Prescription These unseen caretakers are responsible for ensuring that a unit of blood is screened, typed, matched and safely transported along the chain that connects the generosity of a blood donor to the need of a patient. Every two seconds, that chain forms, and every two seconds, someone is counting on the work of a blood banker.
For more than 70 years, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) has been serving blood bankers with products and services that help make transfusion medicine safer and more efficient. We helped pioneer the science of blood screening in the 1940s and today, our products touch nearly 40% of the transfusions in the United States.
Since joining the team last year, I’ve had the opportunity to hear first-hand from hundreds of blood bankers around the world about what it’s like in the laboratory every day – where technology has made many routine tasks faster and easier, buy generic levitra super force Vardenafil 20mg Dapoxetine 60mg but the demand for blood continues to rise and the pace of processing blood continues to accelerate.