The Blood Center
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Licenses & Info

The Blood Center is licensed by the United States External site Food and Drug Administration, accredited by the External site AABB, and is a member of External site America's Blood Centers, External site Blood Centers of America, and External site The South Central Association of Blood Banks.

As well as being the primary blood provider to hospitals in South Louisiana and South Mississippi, The Blood Center is a member affiliate of America's Blood Centers (ABC), North America's largest network of community-based blood proviers that supplies half of the United States' volunteer donor blood supply. ABC members were the first to respond to national tragedies like Oklahoma City, Columbine, and 9/11.


CEO Disaster Plan Memo - June 2013
Bacterial Detection 2017
TRALI Mitigation
2018 Box Validation Letter


FDA Establishment License - 1997
CLIA CANAL ST. Expires: 7/26/2019
CLIA NTS Expires 10/2019
LSDDD-McKaskle Expires 12/31/2018
LSDDD-Canal St-Expires 12/31/2018
LSDDD-NTS-Slidell Expires 12/31/2018
CLIA Accreditation-Donor Testing Lab-Expires 1-15-2020
2018 FDA Registration-Canal St. Location
2018 FDA Registration-Donor Testing-JW Davis
2018 FDA Registration Tissue-Donor Testing Lab
2018 FDA Registration Tissue-Metairie Donor Center
AABB Accreditation-The Blood Center: Exp:6/18/2020
AABB Accreditation-Northshore Transfusion Services Exp: 6/18/2020