Fenwal Release: Blood Safety Webinar: Reducing Septic Reactions from Platelet Transfusions
12/9/2011 6:11:24 AM
LAKE ZURICH, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fenwal Inc. announced today it is hosting a live, online educational lecture on January 12, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time featuring Richard J. Benjamin, M.D., Ph.D, chief medical officer of the American Red Cross; and Michael R. Jacobs, M.D., Ph.D, professor of Pathology and Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center. The two distinguished experts will review recently published data on a day-of-transfusion lab test that can improve the safety of platelet transfusions. The study1 appears in the December issue of the peer-reviewed journal Transfusion.