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 Immunohematology 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

Our American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) accredited Transplantation Immunology Division provides HLA and associated non-HLA testing to support solid organ and bone marrow transplant programs, disease association or drug sensitivity evaluations, platelet refractoriness work-ups, as well as clinical studies. 

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.

Quality Control Laboratory

The Quality Control 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.