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External Experts Agree CaridianBCT, Inc.'s Pathogen Reduction Technology Offers Effective Alternative to Gamma Irradiation for Preventing Transfusion-Associated Graft vs. Host Disease



3/31/2010 9:46:33 AM

BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CaridianBCT, a leading global provider of technology, products and services in the blood banking, transfusion medicine and cell therapy industries, today announced that a panel of medical and scientific experts have endorsed the effectiveness of the MirasolĀ® Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) System for replacing gamma irradiation, the current standard of care for preventing transfusion-related Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) in platelet recipients. GVHD is an infrequent but often fatal complication associated with transfusion of cellular blood components in patients with suppressed immune systems.

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