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Update on COVID-19 and Blood Collection

May 1, 2020 3:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Update on COVID-19 and Blood Collection

By Harpreet Sandhu, Executive Director For the last three months or so, our world here in the Bay Area has been colored completely by COVID-19. We have all had to make adjustments, make sacrifices and work as a team to...


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Obsoleting Cholesterol Testing

May 1, 2020 11:15 am Published by Comments Off on Obsoleting Cholesterol Testing

By Tho D. Pham, MD, Chief Medical Officer For many years SBC has provided donors with a total cholesterol reading as a courtesy part of each blood donation, which has been routinely recorded on the online donor portal (sbcdonor.org). Back...