Hospital Services

Serving Local Hospitals

The Community Blood Center is proud to service nearly 30 hospitals in Northeast and Northcentral Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our expertise is in blood – red blood cells, platelets and plasma – and we’re here to ensure our hospital partners have the supplies needed to support our local patients. We hold ourselves, and one another, to the highest of standards, ensuring we lead with safety and quality.

Licenses

CBC blood products are processed, tested, labeled and manufactured in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Additionally, we maintain licenses and certifications with the FDA, AABB, CLIA and Maryland Medical Laboratory. Please click the links below to access each of these licenses.

Circular of Information

The Circular of Information for the Use of Human Blood and Blood Components was prepared jointly by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), the American Red Cross, American’s Blood Centers and the Armed Services Blood Program.

Zika Virus Testing
A licensed nucleic acid test (NAT) for Zika Virus RNA has been performed and found to be nonreactive.

Babesia Testing
A licensed NAT for Babesia has been performed and found to be nonreactive.

In addition to platelet components listed on pages 40-41 of this Circular of Information, the following apheresis platelet component is available with a 7-day expiration: The component, APHERESIS PLATELETS LEUKOCYTES REDUCED labeled with a 7-day expiration, has been tested, as required by FDA’s December 2020 Guidance, Bacterial Risk Control Strategies for Blood Collection Establishments and Transfusion Services to Enhance the Safety and Availability of Platelets for Transfusion, to control risk of bacterial contamination using culture-based testing methods to extend expiration up to 7-days:
using a testing device labeled for use as a safety measure, and a storage container cleared or approved by FDA for 7-day storage.

 

Partnering Hospitals

A listing of our partnering hospitals includes:

 

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