Hospitals aim to improve blood donor matching

January 20, 2015 12:47 PM

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Hospitals aim to improve blood donor matching

As researchers uncover more genetic variations in blood types, they are identifying new risks to patients needing transfusions.

Hospitals and blood banks are turning to more precise genetic methods to screen blood donors and recipients to prevent a mismatch, which can be fatal. The first such test to be approved in the U.S., called PreciseType, which promises quicker, more accurate results than traditional lab testing method...

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