The STS Solution

STS has modernized the platelet collection model to help address the nation's platelet shortage

Secure Transfusion Services (STS) has developed a safe, compensation-based model that can supplement and diversify hospitals’ platelet supplies with 100% pathogen-reduced, single-donor apheresis platelets.
STS has modernized the platelet collection model to help address the nation's platelet shortage

EXPANDED DONOR POOL

Providing enhanced availability and reliability of apheresis platelets from a diverse, younger donor population.

ENHANCED SAFETY

Offering 100% pathogen-reduced inventory compliant with all US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and AABB standards

DIVERSIFIED SUPPLY

Reducing supply chain interruptions to eliminate the impact to patient care

LOCALIZED SHIPMENTS

Expanding our national footprint for fast, on-demand deliveries

PAID DONATION MODEL

Building on a successful and proven path to platelet donations
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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