Resources

Learn more about how plasma is used in a variety of treatments for chronic diseases.

Organizations

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
AABB is committed to providing premier patient blood management resources and services that can assist you and your institution in your efforts to improve the quality of the care you provide and, where possible, to promote evidence-based transfusion medicine best practices.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) is the leading organization of scientists and health care professionals committed to preventing and curing liver disease. Its mission is to advance and disseminate the science and practice of hepatology, and to promote liver health and quality patient care.

American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP)
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is a professional organization representing the interests of pharmacists who practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care.

American Society of Hematology (ASH)
With more than 17,000 members from nearly 100 countries, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world’s largest professional society serving both clinicians and scientists around the world who are working to conquer blood diseases.

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center (API Wellness)
The Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center (API Wellness) is an LGBTQ and people of color health organization that transforms lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality.

Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF)
The
Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), founded in 1980, is the national non-profit patient organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases through advocacy, education and research.

Jeffrey Modell Foundation
The Jeffrey Modell Foundation is a public charity devoted to and precise diagnosis, meaningful treatments, and ultimately, cures – through clinical and basic research, physician education, patient support, advocacy, public awareness and newborn screening.

Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA)
The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) represents the private sector manufacturers of plasma-derived and recombinant analog therapies, collectively known as plasma protein therapies and the collectors of source plasma used for fractionation. These therapies are used by small patient populations worldwide to treat a variety of rare diseases and serious medical conditions.

Public Authorities and Guidelines

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.