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CTS History

01Jan

CTS Founded

In January, CTS is incorporated as a non-profit organization owned by Vitalant and OneBlood (formerly Florida Blood Services) with three laboratories located in Dallas, Phoenix and Tampa. CTS test 4.3 million blood donations or approximately 25 percent of the U.S. blood supply.

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Zika Testing

Zika Testing

In April, CTS becomes the first blood donor testing organization in the US to implement Zika testing...

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Babesia

Babesia

In October, due to demand from existing healthcare partners, CTS began testing blood donors for anti...

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On-time test results

On-time test results

Continue to meet or exceed healthcare partners’ expectations by providing on-time test results appr...

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Source Plasma Testing

Source Plasma Testing

In August CTS begins source plasma testing as a new line of business to one of the largest plasma fr...

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CTS merges with the three Red Cross testing laboratories

CTS merges with the three Red Cross testing laboratories

CTS merges with the three Red Cross testing laboratories located in Charlotte, Portland and St. Loui...

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Disaster Reliability via Merged Information Systems

Disaster Reliability via Merged Information Systems

In August, the CTS Tampa lab transitioned to the same laboratory information systems (LIS) as the Da...

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