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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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Source Plasma / Blood Donor Testing

Source Plasma / Blood Donor Testing

In 2016, CTS tested more source plasma samples (4.9 million) than blood donor samples (4.5 million).

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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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Assay Conversion

Assay Conversion

In July, the six viral marker assay conversion at CTS Dallas, Phoenix and Tampa laboratories was ach...

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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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CTS impiements licensesd Zika test

CTS impiements licensesd Zika test

CTS transitioned all 6 CTS labs from an investigational new drug (IND) to a licensed Zika test, and ...

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