With origins in the 1950s, Carter BloodCare is one of Texas' largest blood centers, providing over 440,000 units of life-saving blood and blood components to patients in North, Central, and East Texas annually.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients is on the rise So is the need for COVID-19 convalescent plasma Plasma collected from those recently recovered from COVID-19 or who tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, could help patients currently hospitalized with the virus. This resource – known as COVID-19 convalescent plasma– contains crucial antibodies* that could…Read More
(originally published June 2020) Even in uncertain times, blood donors help Carter BloodCare meet the mission of saving lives by making transfusion possible – however this time through convalescent plasma donation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently allowing emergency use of convalescent plasma in the battle against COVID-19. COVID convalescent plasma (CCP)…Read More