Resources to Prepare for FDA Final Guidance Deadline on Bacterial Mitigation in Platelets

On September 30, 2019, FDA released Final Guidance “Bacterial Risk Control Strategies for Blood Collection Establishments and Transfusion Services to Enhance the Safety and Availability of Platelets for Transfusion” (“Final Guidance”) and provided an implementation deadline of March 2021. Below are resources to help you prepare for implementation as well as previous communications on this topic from Vitalant.

Previous Communications from Vitalant

September 2020 Update from Vitalant on Final Guidance
February 2020 Update from Vitalant on Final Guidance

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