Our Services

Our Services

Donor Recruiting and Selection

  • Recruit and schedule donors

Product Customization

  • Irradiation
  • Selection by ABO and/or CMV, per product
  • Selection by Aspirin use
  • Selection by demographic information (age, gender, ethnicity), per product.
  • Special requests (e.g. red cell antigen, HLA type, repeat donor, matched tubes, etc.)

Clinical Laboratory Tests (Donor or product, unless otherwise specified)

  • ABO/Rh
  • CBC, automated, with 3 part differential
  • CMV
  • Hemoglobin S
  • Hepatitis panel (incl. hepatitis B surface antigen, hepatitis B core (total) antibody, hepatitis C antibody, hepatitis B DNA, Hepatitis C RNA)
  • HIV 1,2 antibody, HTLV-1,2 antibody, syphilis antibody, and HIV RNA
  • T. cruzi antibody test
  • West Nile RNA
  • Infectious disease panel with counseling services
  • Confirmatory/Supplemental testing (if infectious disease screen is positive)
  • Hepatitis B Neutralization
  • Hepatitis C 2nd Manufacturer Screening Test
  • HIV-1 IFA
  • HIV-2 EIA
  • Geenius HIV 1/2 Supplemental
  • HTLV- Western Blot 2.4
  • TPPA (Syphilis)
  • RBC antibody screen
  • White blood cell count, final product, flow cytometry

HLA Testing

  • HLA typing, molecular, low resolution (loci: A, B, C, DR, DQ, DP)
  • HLA typing, molecular, high resolution sequence analysis (loci: A, B, C, DR, DQ, DP)
  • Typing of individual HLA locus upon request
  • HLA antibody screening and/or identification: lgG Ab; C1q-binding Ab)
  • Crossmatch testing, B and T cell
  • Short tandem repeat (STR) analysis for chimerism or identity testing
  • Subset isolation from bone marrow aspirate or peripheral blood (human CD34+, CD19+, CD56+, CD3+, CD15+ subsets) for chimerism analysis
  • DNA extraction and storage
  • Lymphocyte cryopreservation and storage
  • Serum freezing and storage

Flow Cytometry

  • Consultation on experimental design and panel design using Multiparameter flow cytometry
  • Multicolor Flow Cytometry analysis
  • Flow Cytometry sorting
  • Flow Cytometry sorting with cell prep
  • T cell subset analysis
  • Total lymphocyte subsets (TBNK)
  • Cell isolation and cryopreservation
  • Cytokine testing
  • Immunophenotyping:
    • Total lymphocyte subsets (TBNK)
    • T cells and TH cell subsets
    • T regulatory cells
    • Total B cells and B cells subsets
    • Dendritics cells and subsets
    • Macrophages and Monocytes
    • NK cells
    • iNKT cells
    • Stem cell (CD34) enumeration

Instrumentation for FACS Analysis and FACS sorting:

  • BD LSRII equipped with UV, violet, blue, yellow green and red lasers (18 parameters)
  • BD FACSAria II equipped with violet, blue and red lasers  (14 parameters)
  • BD FACSCantoII equipped with blue, red and violet lasers (10 parameters)

We offer a variety of testing, not limited to what is stated above. You may contact the Flow Cytometry supervisor for your specific needs. E-mail: lornat@stanford.edu

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Apheresis set-up
  • Clinical Trial set up
  • Consent or contract variation development
  • Extended hours (services scheduled before or after blood center posted hours),charged per hour
  • Physician consultation
  • STAT collection, apheresis (<24 hours notice)