Blood Bank Guy Essentials Podcast
Blood Bank Guy Essentials Podcast
Joe Chaffin, MD
079: Pioneering Pathogen Reduction with Ray Goodrich
54 minutes Posted Jan 30, 2020 at 2:41 am.
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With the FDA's 2019 publication of their Final Guidance on how to prevent patients from receiving platelet products contaminated with bacteria, it finally feels like pathogen reduction technology is about to "get real" in the United States! There was a time, though, that modern versions of pathogen reduction existed only in the minds of some really, really smart people. One of those brilliant minds is my guest, and his name is Dr. Ray Goodrich. Ray shares the backstory of how modern pathogen reduction techniques came to be.