Providing the lifesaving products and services you need,
when you need them.
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, located in Houston, Texas, is a leading supplier of blood, blood components and related services, serving clients in the Texas Gulf Coast region and worldwide. We offer an extensive range of products and services to fulfill a variety of client needs. We are accredited, licensed and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AABB as well as local and state authorities.
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Our services include:
We supply a full range of transfusable products, including special order components. We produce products that are selected for specific properties and used for essential research, as well as further manufacturing into blood derivatives and pharmaceuticals.
Our National Donor Testing Services Laboratory offers accurate and rapid detection and confirmation of a variety of infectious and viral disease markers as well as ABO/Rh and the detection of antibodies to red cell antigens. Our AABB-accredited Immunohematology Reference Laboratory provides transfusion services and consultation on complex patient cases. We maintain a large volume of antigen-typed red cell units, with additional access to rare units through the American Rare Donor Program.
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center personnel are trained in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Human Subjects Protection and we have been regularly participating as a testing site for new reagents, devices and/or equipment development protocols for over 25 years. We have the capability to recruit and schedule donors falling into various age, gender, ethnicity and/or positive viral marker categories.