Secure Your Platelet Supply

Secure Your Platelet Supply

As the nation’s demand for dependable, high-quality platelets increases,1 Secure Transfusion Services (STS) can supplement your hospital’s existing supply with a safe, reliable, on-demand source of platelets

The US faces rising platelet shortages that can threaten the delivery of lifesaving care2

The largest donor cohort—people aged 56 to 60 years—is both aging and becoming one of the biggest recipients of platelets, creating a demand that exceeds the available supply1

STS can supply your institution with a reliable source of pathogen- reduced platelets

We’re dedicated to helping modernize and stabilize the blood industry by augmenting the invaluable role that nonprofit blood banks play in sustaining the nation’s blood supply

References: 1. Stubbs JR, Homer MJ, Silverman T, Cap AP. The current state of the platelet supply in the US and proposed options to decrease the risk of critical shortages. Transfusion. 2021;61(1):303-312. doi:10.1111/trf.16140 2. Data on file. South San Francisco, CA: Secure Transfusion Services.

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Federal mandates may constrain platelet availability even more4,9

The safety of platelet transfusions is critical, and recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandates on bacterial risk mitigation require platelet collections to undergo proactive safety protocols, such as large volume delayed sampling or pathogen reduction. Platelet volume loss due to methods such as these may further erode the platelet supply.4,9

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