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The Mid-America Blood Services Division serves 556 hospitals in all or part of 14 states. You can rest assured that more than 3,400 employees, nearly 12,000 volunteer blood drive coordinators and nearly 680,000 volunteer blood and platelet donors are working to provide you with the blood products and services needed to treat patients with the best possible care.

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View a listing of hospital partners for the American Red Cross Blood Services Mid-America Division. To download the information in PDF format, click here.
St Louis Center: 4050 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO  63108 Main Phone:  (314) 658-2136 or (877) 507-4889 Fax:  (314) 658-5831 Alternate cell phone numbers if lines are down: (314) 239-5014 (314) 239-4957 
The Neutrophil Serology Laboratory in St. Paul, MN, has been designated as the National Neutrophil Reference Laboratory for the American Red Cross. Areas of expertise include granulocyte antibody screening, extended antibody identification (MAINA), HLA antibody screening and drug antibody testing.
The Platelet Serology Laboratory performs platelet crossmatching, platelet antibody screens, platelet antibody identification, heparin antibody testing, platelet associated immunoglobulins and drug-dependent anti-body testing. This laboratory also performs P1A1 typing. The platelet serology laboratory aids in the diagnosis of transfusion-related alloimmunization autoimmune thrombocytopenia...
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July July 17, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST IRL education: compatibility testing Instruction level: Intermediate August Aug. 7, 2:30-3:30 p.m. CST Compendium review Instruction level: Advanced Aug. 21, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST IRL education: blood components/transfusion therapy Instruction level: Intermediate
The Red Cross is pleased to offer this webinar to our valued partners. The pre-recorded webinar was originally hosted in February 2012. Downloads To download the files below please right-click on the desired link and choose "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As..."
CrossConnection is a quarterly publication for American Red Cross Mid-America Blood Services Division hospital partners. The newsletter features the latest in blood banking news, updates about Red Cross products and services, information about Red Cross research as well as case studies and other resources for hospital partners.
Compatibility Testing   Monica Keith, MS, BB(ASCP),Immunohematology Reference Laboratory Manger at the Heart of America Region American Red Cross, Laboratory Technologist reviews compatibility testing. She will start with an overview of the purpose of pretransfusion testing. She will compare major and minor crossmatches. The conclusion will be a review of possible crossmatch...
The Red Cross is pleased to offer this webinar to our valued partners. The pre-recorded webinar was originally hosted in May 2013.
QC Letter QC Overview Registration and Accreditation FDA Registration: St. Louis
  Educational Resources: Go to: http://www.redcrossblood.org/hospitals/educational-resources for the following resources: Practice Guidelines for Blood Transfusion Circular of Information for the Use of Human Blood and Blood Components Immunohematology Journal Plus Magazine    Other Educational Resources
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