San Diego Blood Bank has a Research Product Services (RPS) department. Donors consent to use blood and blood components for transfusion and non-transfusion purposes such as use in quality control, as reference standards, to improve methods for processing blood, for clinical manufacturing and manufacturing process development. Blood components used for non-transfusion purposes assist in meeting the unique research and development needs in both academia and industry.
Both Allogenic and Deferred donors may participate in these types of collections. Contact San Diego Blood Bank for more information at (800) 469-7322, Ext. 8251.