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Bacteria Test May Make Blood Safer

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October 18, 2001
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Doctors at University Hospitals of Cleveland released the results of an investigation of a new method to detect bacterial contamination in blood platelets at the annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks today. They found that the Pall BDS, a new detection device, was able to detect all bacteria in platelets that were studied.

CLEVELAND --(October 16, 2001)-- Doctors at University Hospitals of Cleveland released the results of an investigation of a new method to detect bacterial contamination in blood platelets at the annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks today. They found that the Pall BDS, a new detection device, was able to detect all bacteria in platelets that were studied.


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