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Fresh human red blood cells

Cambridge Bioscience has a close collaboration with Research Donors, a London-based clinic, dedicated to the collection and processing of human blood for research purposes. Research Donors is a HTA licenced, ISO 9001 2015 certified establishment with Research Ethics (REC) approval as a Research Tissue bank, as well as participating in the UK NEQAS QA scheme. 

Our fresh and frozen red blood cells (RBCs) are prepared according to each researchers’ exact needs, with a choice of volume, anticoagulant, storage device and shipment temperature. Delivery of freshly collected chilled or frozen RBCs is available on the day after collection.

Benefits of our fresh or frozen red blood cells
• Same day delivery in the UK (location dependent) or overnight delivery across Europe
• Specific donor requests accommodated
• Choice of anticoagulants and storage devices
• Chilled or frozen delivery temperature
• Large donor pool
• Comprehensive donor information provided
• Serology screening prior to dispatch
• Samples fully consented including for genetic analysis and commercial research purposes

Full resumption of service

Research Donors have fully resumed their blood collection service for all researchers. If you are experiencing blood sourcing challenges, please contact our blood specialists to discuss your requirements.

Donor COVID-19 testing now available

Research Donors are now able to offer optional donor COVID-19 qPCR testing to detect nucleic acids from SARS-CoV-2 and rapid qualitative immunoassay testing to detect SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG antibodies. Contact our blood specialists to find out more.

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These products are for research use only and not for any diagnostic, therapeutic, human or animal use. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have necessary licensing and ethics approvals in place for the use and storage of any human tissue related material supplied by Cambridge Bioscience.