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Zika Testing

In April, CTS becomes the first blood donor testing organization in the US to implement Zika testing for a healthcare partner in Puerto Rico. By the end of November, CTS implements universal individual Zika testing on all blood donations in the US, due to an FDA requirement.

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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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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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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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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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Operational Excellence

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

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CTS Founded

CTS Founded

In January, CTS is incorporated as a non-profit organization owned by Vitalant and OneBlood (formerl...

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