Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center provides the lifesaving products and services you need when you need them.
The Blood Center, located in Houston, Texas, is a leading supplier of blood, blood components and related services, serving clients in the Texas Gulf Coast region and worldwide. We offer an extensive range of products and services to fulfill a variety of client needs. We are accredited, licensed and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AABB, and local and state authorities.
We supply a full range of transfusable products, including special order blood components. We produce products that are selected for specific properties and used for essential research, as well as further manufacturing into blood derivatives and pharmaceuticals.
Our National Donor Testing Services Laboratory offers accurate and rapid detection and confirmation of a variety of infectious and viral disease markers as well as ABO/Rh and the detection of antibodies to red cell antigens. Our AABB-accredited Immunohematology Reference Laboratory provides transfusion services and consultation on complex patient cases. We maintain a large volume of antigen-typed red cell units, with additional access to rare units through the American Rare Donor Program.