Lab Services

 

Hoxworth Blood Center provides high-level, quality laboratory services for hospital customers within, and outside of, our 18-county service area:

 

Immunohematology Reference Laboratory

The AABB accredited reference laboratory provides transfusion support services for our 31 hospital customers in addition to helping meet rare donor requests throughout the nation and the world.

Transplantation Immunology Division

The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) accredited Transplantation Immunology Division provides testing to support solid organ and bone marrow transplant programs in the Cincinnati area.  

Cellular Therapies Division

The Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) accredited Cellular Therapies Division provides collection, processing, cryopreservation, storage and infusion support for three bone marrow transplant programs. It also participates in cutting edge research with local hospital transplant programs.  

Components Laboratory/Product Management

The Components Laboratory is the manufacturing center for all products obtained through whole blood and apheresis donation. Product Management is responsible for inventory management and distribution to local customers.  

Donor Testing Laboratory

The Donor Testing Laboratory provides donor testing to meet all FDA-required donor screening and confirmatory assays, as well as quality assurance testing of products manufactured at the center. 

Research Division

The Research Division at Hoxworth Blood Center is a leader in research projects developed for the advancement of transfusion medicine. Areas of interest include basic translational and clinical research.