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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

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

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Dengue Testing

Dengue Testing

CTS Tampa lab implements Dengue testing on behalf of a healthcare partner in an endemic area.

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Operational Excellence

CTS embraces a company-wide operational excellence initiative designed to change the culture to enha...

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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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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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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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