Blood Systems
Leading the way in blood transfusion medicine and research

Blood Systems Campus in Scottsdale, AZBlood Systems exists to make a difference in people’s lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.

Founded in 1943 as the Salt River Valley Blood Bank in Phoenix, Arizona, today Blood Systems is one of the nation’s oldest and largest blood service providers. Our non-profit community blood centers Blood Centers of the Pacific, Bonfils Blood Center, Community Blood Services, Inland Northwest Blood Center, LifeShare Community Blood Services, LifeStream and United Blood Services provide blood, blood components and special services to patients in more than 700 hospitals from coast to coast.


Blood Systems Research Institute is among the most respected and productive transfusion-focused programs in the world. The Institute is proud to produce some of the nation’s top transfusion medicine research by experts in such fields as transfusion-transmitted infections like HIV, HCV and HTLV; emerging infectious diseases like Chagas and West Nile Virus; and preparing stem cells for therapy.

Creative Testing Solutions specializes in high-volume blood donor testing and infectious disease reference work. Our national laboratories in Phoenix, Dallas and Tampa test more than 2.6 million blood donations each year for more than 75 blood and tissue collection sites.
Our BioCARE™ division distributes therapeutic biologicals and recombinant coagulation factors. We provide our customers with a full line of products such as albumin, coagulation factors, fibrin sealants, IVIG, and Rh immune globulin.

Blood Systems Laboratories specializes in immunohematology, including red cell and platelet serology, histocompatibility testing and stem cell processing. It functions as the major reference laboratory for transfusion-related compatibility issues for blood centers and hospitals in various parts of the country.

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