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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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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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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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Dengue Testing

Dengue Testing

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

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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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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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