Ortho to Discuss Data on Convalescent Plasma, Automating Extended Antigen Typing at Virtual AABB Annual Meeting

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Ortho Clinical Diagnostics announces full slate of events at the 2020 AABB Annual Meeting

“We are determined to find ways to help our customers deploy precise and effective solutions that will enable them to maintain a high standard of care for all patients during the current emergency.”

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a global leader of in vitro diagnostics and the global market leader for transfusion medicine diagnostics, is pleased to announce a full slate of events at the 2020 AABB Annual Meeting, to be held virtually Oct. 3-5.

Ortho’s programming will focus on the company’s high-sensitivity and high-specificity COVID-19 antibody tests, convalescent plasma, the value to labs in maximizing their transfusion medicine diagnostics menus, particularly by automating extended antigen typing, and blood donor screening.

In total, Ortho will sponsor two “Science and Innovation” workshops, five additional scientific posters and a virtual booth that allows customers to schedule remote, real-time interactive demonstrations of the award winning ORTHO VISION® platform, the industry’s first fully automated blood bank analyzer, and online hosted conversations by appointment with leadership and members of the sales team.

“Driving research and sharing information are always essential, especially now amid the uncertainty of a global pandemic when people want answers,” said Bob Stowers, head of Ortho's transfusion medicine business unit. “We are determined to find ways to help our customers deploy precise and effective solutions that will enable them to maintain a high standard of care for all patients during the current emergency.”

Ortho’s extensive programming schedule and product related presentations at AABB include:

Science and Innovation Workshops:

Convalescent Plasma and the Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

  • Speakers: Raymond P. Goodrich, Ph.D., Executive Director, Infectious Disease Research Center, Colorado State University; Dr. Lily Li, Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
  • Area: COVID-19
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 3, 12:30-1:15 p.m. ET
  • Where: Virtual (must register to attend)

Maximizing Menu to Optimize Lab Efficiencies

  • Speaker: Col. (Ret) Kenneth Wayne Davis MSHSA, MT(ASCP), SBBcm, Technical Supervisor, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
  • Area: Immunohematology
  • When: Monday, Oct. 5, 9-9:45 a.m. ET
  • Where: Virtual (must register to attend)

Related Scientific Poster and Oral Abstract Presentation (Non-Ortho Sponsored):

Qualification of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donations by SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Screening Using Antigen-Sandwich S1 Antigen-Based High-Dynamic Range Immunoassay and Neutralizing Antibody Testing

Additional Ortho Scientific Posters:

Extended Antigen Typing on a Fully Automated Immunohematology (IH) Analyzer

Analytical and Clinical Performance of the VITROS® Immunodiagnostic Products Anti-HTLV I/II Assay

Clinical Performance of the VITROS® Immunodiagnostic Products Anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG Assay

Clinical Performance of the VITROS® Immunodiagnostic Products Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Total Antibody Assay

Clinical Performance of the VITROS® Immunodiagnostic Products Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Total Assay

About Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a global leader of in vitro diagnostics dedicated to improving and saving lives through innovative laboratory solutions, serves the clinical laboratory and immunohematology communities.

Ortho’s high-quality products and services help hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs in more than 125 countries and territories deliver consistently fast, accurate and reliable results that allow clinicians to make better-informed treatment decisions.

Ortho’s lab solutions provide sophisticated testing technologies, automation, information management and interpretation tools to clinical laboratories to help them run more efficiently and effectively and improve patient care.

Ortho’s blood typing products help ensure every patient receives blood that is safe, the right type and the right unit.

Why does Ortho continue to innovate and provide industry-changing solutions? Because every test is a life.

For more information about Ortho’s solutions and services, visit http://www.orthoclinicaldiagnostics.com or visit Ortho on social media: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

© Ortho Clinical Diagnostics 2020

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