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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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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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CTS Founded

CTS Founded

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

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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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Operational Excellence

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

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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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