Héma-Québec to conduct more tests on quarantined blood

Héma-Québec is continuing its quarantine on certain blood and has received approval from Health Canada to perform additional tests for bacteria. So far, the tests have not found bacteria and health officials have not reported infections in patients. The quarantine began after microfissures were found in blood-collection devices. A total of 15 devices have now been identified as having the leaks, Héma-Québec said. Haemonetics has responded to this issue and has included information for its customers on its website.

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