Quebec Starts Genomic Databank for Blood Transfusion Safety | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two Canadian non-profit organizations in Québec announced this week that they have created a permanent database of genomic information of about 22,000 blood donors in order to help make transfusions safe for patients in the province.
 
The partners, Héma-Québec and Génome Québec, have created a database that will help locate compatible blood more easily for patients who are in need of transfusions of specific blood profiles.
 

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