What’s Inside the Collection Kit?November 15, 2017 | Cord Blood Banking
NECBB Cord Blood and Tissue Collection Kits are very comprehensive and include everything your medical team needs to successfully collect the blood and cord tissue for safe processing and storage at our facility.
NECBB Cord Blood and Tissue Collection Kit Components:
After your make the commitment to store your child’s cord blood and tissue with New England Cord Blood Bank (NECBB), we will send you our collection kit which is specifically designed to preserve the cord blood and umbilical cord tissue. Our kits meet all FDA and AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) guidelines.
Sterile Blood Pack Unit
The Pall bag contained in the sterile silver foil sealed package is used to collect the blood specimen from the umbilical cord. The unit is pre-configured for trouble-free use by the medical staff and can be used for C-section delivery.
Maternal Blood Test Tubes
The kit has purple and red-topped test tubes for the collection of the mother’s blood. These samples are used for virus detection and blood typing.
HyClone™ Liquid Tissue Culture Media is used to hold the collected umbilical cord tissue and keep the cord tissue hydrated and protected while in transport to our lab.
Antiseptic swabs cleanse the areas prior to injection.
These bags are used to hold the cord blood and tissue segments for return shipping.
All enclosures in your kit have a specific purpose:
Your medical documents,
INSTRUCTIONS: Please read the instructions.
Pass the appropriate instruction to the medical staff.
To learn more about storing your babies cord blood or cord tissue, call us at
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