In this video blog, QualTex Laboratories President and CEO Dr. Norman Kalmin talks about the celebration of their second facility, outside of San Antonio, Texas, and in the Atlanta area. The facility is the country’s largest, independent non-profit testing laboratory for blood and plasma products.The $5.8 million lab, designed for workflow efficiency.
The one-story, 57,000-square-foot facility includes 15,500 square feet of laboratory spaces for:
Did you know that by donating the right type of blood of the right component at the right time, you are saving lives in a way that’s special for you and has the greatest possible impact. Our President and CEO for STBTC explains more about this process of collection.
March 25th will kick off South Texas’ participation in the National Cesar Chavez Blood Drive Challenge. We will be the beneficiary of efforts by students in 10 South Texas colleges and universities to positively impact our community through blood donation.
Sickle cell anemia is one of the most prevalent genetic diseases in our country, mostly affecting people of African descent. Although symptoms of this disease have been around for hundreds of years, it wasn’t until 1910 that the oddly
shaped red blood cells were discovered.
Breanna Morgan (right) with MLK March Commission members at the MLK Blood Drive.