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2018 Meeting Materials, Blood Products Advisory Committee

2018 Meeting Materials, Blood Products Advisory Committee

July 18-19, 2018

On July 18, 2018, the Blood Products Advisory Committee will meet in open session to discuss and provide advice regarding bacterial risk control strategies for blood collection establishments and transfusion services to enhance the safety and availability of platelets for transfusion. On July 19, 2018, the Committee will function as a medical device panel.

June 22, 2018

On June 22, 2018, in the morning open session, under Topic 1, the Committee will hear presentations on the research programs in the Laboratory of Emerging Pathogens (LEP), Laboratory of bacterial and TSE Agents (LBTSE) and from the Laboratory of Molecular Virology (LMV) in the Division of Emerging Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases (DETTD), Office of Blood Research and Review (OBRR), Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), FDA.

March 21-22, 2018

During the morning session on March 21, 2018, the Joint Committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the device reclassification from Class III to Class II of nucleic acid and serology-based point-of-care and laboratory-based in vitro diagnostic devices indicated for use as aids in the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. In the afternoon session, the Committee will hear an overview of the research presentations on the research programs...