Infectious Disease Testing / Donor Screening
CCBC performs serological testing to include anti-HIV- 1, anti-HIV- 2, anti-HCV, anti-HBsAg, anti-HTLV I/II, anti-HBc, Chagas Disease, Syphilis, and CMV.
Viral marker testing is done by NAT, a molecular technique that is highly sensitive and specific for viral nucleic acids for HIV, HBV, HCV, and West Nile Virus.
Additionally, a Blood Type (ABO/Rh), Antibody Screen and Sickle Cell testing are performed.
Each assay meets industry standards for whole blood, platelets, plasma, and cryoprecipitate. Custom panels are available upon request for referring client laboratories.