Grifols Academy of Transfusion Medicine

Transfusion-transmitted parasites

September 25, 2019 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (PDT)



Evan Bloch, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Webinar Objectives:

1)  Overview of parasites associated with blood transfusion.
2)  Explain the impact of parasite infections on blood safety and mitigations.
3)  Highlight the FDA guideline for the industry: Recommendation for Reducing the Risk of Transfusion-Transmitted Babesiosis

The presentation will cover babesiosis and its relevance to blood transfusion and blood safety.  This one-hour webinar is intended for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level technologists, supervisors, transfusion medicine specialists, and blood bank medical directors. Registration for this course is free and one hour of P.A.C.E. ® and Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel CE credit is offered to participants.

Click here to register or contact or call 510-923-4611.