Cord Blood Banking Umbilical cord stem cell banking is a simple process and can be done only at the time of birth. The cord blood collection process at Cryobanks poses no risk to mother and baby. The stem cell handling and testing is performed under controlled conditions by our highly experienced and dedicated staff. Hereâ€™s a step by step guidance to cord blood banking at Cryobanks.
Steps in Cord Blood Banking Clamping & Cutting After the birth of the baby, the umbilical cord is clamped by C-section or vaginally and then cut in the usual way by the medical professional.
Collection of Cord Blood Cord blood is collected from umbilical cord vein by inserting needle into that part of cord that is still attached to the placenta. It takes around 2 to 3 minutes for the entire collection process to get completed.
Safe Packing & Transportation The collected cord blood is safely packed in transfer kits and reaches our testing labs within 24 hours.
Quality Testing The sample quality is evaluated and all the required tests are conducted for maximum safety. Our experienced staffs test the sample to check for the presence of any infectious disease. Various others tests are conducted to examine cell counts, sterility and viability of the cord blood.
Stem Cell Processing Once it ascertained that the cord blood is free of infectious diseases, it is processed by patented technologies to yield maximum number of stem cells.
Storage of Stem Cells At Cryobanks, we use fully automated technology for stem cell processing to eliminate the risk of accidental mixing up of units. The processed stem cells are stored at our state-of-the-art storage facility at a temperature of -196 degree Celsius. And these cells are good to be used even after 21 years.
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