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Cord Blood Registry

Cord Blood Registry

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Published by Charles Kassotis
Cord Blood Registry (CBR) provides family or private cord blood banking. The company is located in San Bruno, California while the laboratory and storage areas are in Tucson, Arizona.

http://www.cordblood.com/

The bank is FDA (Food and Drug Association) and accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Cord Blood Registry has secured the stem cells of three hundred and twenty-five thousand infants thus far and boasts a ninety-nine percent cell-recovery rate. This is significantly higher than the industry average of eighty-one percent.
Cord Blood Registry (CBR) provides family or private cord blood banking. The company is located in San Bruno, California while the laboratory and storage areas are in Tucson, Arizona.

http://www.cordblood.com/

The bank is FDA (Food and Drug Association) and accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Cord Blood Registry has secured the stem cells of three hundred and twenty-five thousand infants thus far and boasts a ninety-nine percent cell-recovery rate. This is significantly higher than the industry average of eighty-one percent.

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Cord Blood Registry
(CBR) providesfamily or private cord blood banking.The company is located in San Bruno,California while the laboratory andstorage areas are in Tucson, Arizona.
http://www.cordblood.com/
 The bank is FDA (Food and DrugAssociation) and accredited by theAmerican Association of Blood Banks(AABB). Cord Blood Registry hassecured the stem cells of threehundred and twenty-five thousandinfants thus far and boasts a ninety-nine percent cell-recovery rate. This issignificantly higher than the industryaverage of eighty-one percent.Cord Blood Registry offers clients the option of collecting using either a blood bag or syringe.Thus far, twenty-five thousand doctors at three thousand hospitals have collected stem cellsfor Cord Blood Registry. The company provides the collection kits and also provides kits thatcan collect blood from C-section deliveries.The blood is normally collected within fifteen minutes of delivery from the placenta or severedumbilical cord of the child. This process does not harm or cause any pain to the mother orchild. The collection kits provided are ready to be shipped as-is and are handled using theOne-Step Shipping service.This service delivers the kits from any location in the United States to the Arizona laboratorywithin twenty-four hours. If a client lives in an international location accommodations aremade to ensure delivery of the sample to the laboratory within thirty-six hours of collection.The laboratory in Tucson, Arizona isstate-of-the-art and overseen by oneof the world
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s experts on cord bloodsystem cell banking. A client
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s sampleon arrival is isolated from others invapour-phase cryogenic isolationduring processing and testing.The sample is also tested forcontaminants before and afterprocessing to ensure that it remainsclean during its stay in the laboratory.After being screened, the blood isstored in liquid nitrogen tanks that aretested every month for contamination.In order to ensure that samples are not mixed up, Cord Blood Registry employs a tripleidentification system. In this system, each client is assigned a unique bar-code that isassociated with the collection kit, paperwork and sample. The bar-codes are secured inprotective layers to guarantee that they never fall off. In addition to this, a clientidentification label is permanently attached to every associated vial and the samples arestored in locations that are recorded precisely in a computer system.If or when the stored stem cells are required, Cord Blood Registry makes arrangements tosend them safely and quickly to the client
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s hospital. Thus far, Cord Blood Registry hasprovided one hundred and forty-four samples for transplant usage.Enrolling with Cord Blood Registry can be done online or over the phone. It is recommendedthat clients enrol in at least in the second trimester of pregnancy. Once enrolling is complete,the collection kit is delivered to the clients. The total first-year fee is estimated at $2195.00for cord blood banking and $2915.00 for cord blood banking and cord tissue banking.Payment plans spanning six to forty-eight months are offered to cover these costs.
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