Services & Assays

With deep roots in blood banking, QualTex Laboratories knows the requirements of whole blood testing.  In whole blood screening, testing accuracy is paramount -- providing both a safety net to protect public health and a strategy to ensure the highest possible number of healthy donor samples. Combined with almost 40 years of experience in whole blood testing, our commitment to quality at every step along the way gives you the confidence in your testing results that is critical to your mission of saving lives.

QualTex provides the following comprehensive package of testing platforms and assays for whole blood donor screening:

Whole Blood Infectious Disease Testing

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
ABO/Rh Beckman Coulter ABO/Rh Olympus PK7300
Anti-CMV Total Beckman Coulter CMV Total Olympus PK7300
Anti-HBs
Anti-HBc Total Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen Prism
Anti-HCV Abbott Laboratories Anti-HCV Prism
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Plus O Abbott Laboratories Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 & 2 Antigen and Synthetic Peptide Prism
Anti-HTLV I/II Abbott Laboratories Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II Prism
Anti-T.cruzi (Chagas) Abbott Laboratories Trypanosoma cruzi Antigen Prism
Cholesterol Abbott Laboratories Cholesterol Architect C8000
HBsAg Abbott Laboratories Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prism
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Roche Diagnostics cobas TaqScreen MPX cobas 201 (MPX)
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT - Ultrio Plus Grifols Procleix Ultrio Plus Tigris
Parvo B19/HAV NAT Roche Diagnostics COBAS TaqScreen DPX cobas S201 (DPX)
Parvo B19 NAT QualTex Laboratories Parvovirus B19 Molecular Beacon Assay Biomek FX
Red Cell Antibody Screen Immucor Gamma Capture-R Ready-Screen NEO
Sickle Cell Strek Sickledex Manual
Syphilis (STS) Beckman Coulter Syphilis (STS) Olympus PK7300
West Nile Virus NAT Novartis Procleix WNV Tigris

Whole Blood Donor Screening Confirmatory/Supplemental

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
Anti-HIV 1 Western Blot Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV-1 Western Blot Autoblot
Anti-HIV-2 EIA Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV-2 EIA Manual
Anti-HTLV I/II Supplemental MP Diagnostics HTLV Blot 2.4 Western Blot Assay Referral
Chagas Supplemental Abbot Laboratories Abbott ESA Chagas Manual
HBsAg Neutralization Abbott Laboratories Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prism
HCV Supplemental Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System Manual
HLA Class I/II Antibody Screen’ One Lambda Reference Laboratory Requisition - Donor Center Testing LABScreen
Syphilis Supplemental Trinity BioTech CAPTIA Syphilis (T. Pallidum)-G Manual

Please contact QualTex for information on additional testing packages and custom panels that will meet your needs.

QualTex provides innovative testing solutions for infectious disease screening of source plasma donations. We strive to utilize technologically advanced strategies and to provide state-of-the-art processes and services for our customers. All testing is performed using FDA licensed or approved test kits and reagents.

QualTex provides the following comprehensive package of testing platforms and assays for source plasma donor screening:

Source Plasma Donor Screening

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
ALT Abbott Laboratories Alanine Aminotransferase Architect C8000
Anti-CMV Beckman Coulter Beckman Coulter PK CMV-PA System Olympus PK7300
Anti-HBc Total Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen Prism
Anti-HBs Abbott Laboratories AUSAB Architect i1000
Anti-HCV Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis C Virus Encoded Antigens Prism
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Abbott Laboratories Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 & 2 Antigen and Synthetic Peptide Prism
Anti-HTLV I/II Abbott Laboratories Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II Prism
Anti-T. cruzi (Chagas) Abbott Laboratories Trypanosoma cruzi Antigen Prism
HAV NAT QualTex Laboratories Hepatitis A Virus Molecular Beacon Assay Biomek FX
HBsAg Abbott Laboratories Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prism
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Roche Diagnostics cobas TaqScreen MPX cobas s201
Parvo B19/HAV NAT Roche Diagnostics COBAS TaqScreen DPX COBAS s201
Parvo B19 NAT QualTex Laboratories Parvovirus B19 Molecular Beacon Assay Biomek FX
Red Cell Antibody Screen Immucor Gamma Capture-R Ready-Screen NEO
SPE Sebia Cappillarys Protein(E) 6 Capillarys
Syphilis (RPR) Arlington Scientific ASI RPR Card Test for Syphilis Manual/ASI Manager
Tetanus The Binding Site Group Human Anti-Tetanus ToxoID Immunoglobulin Liquid Reagent Architect c8000
Total Protein Abbott Laboratories Total Protein Architect C8000

Please contact QualTex for information on additional testing packages and custom panels that will meet your needs.

At QualTex, our mission is dedicated to supporting global public safety with the timely delivery of high quality testing services for patients, donors, and regulated biological products. We understand the importance of delivering rapid turnaround times to maximize the short lifespan of your products while maintaining the upmost quality to ensure we support your mission. Our laboratories operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, allowing us to provide timely test results that exceed industry standards. QualTex provides testing solutions for the HCT/P industry to include microbiology. All testing is performed using FDA licensed or approved test kits and reagents.

QualTex provides the following comprehensive package of testing platforms and assays for HCT/Ps:

HCT/P Donor Screening - Tissue

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
Anti -CMV Beckman Coulter Beckman Coulter PK CMV-PA System Olympus PK7300
Anti-HBc Total Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HBc ELISA Test System Manual
Anti-HCV Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System Manual
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV 1/HIV 2 Plus O EIA Manual
Anti-HTLV I/II Anvioq Avioq HTLV-I/II Microelisa System Manual
HBsAg Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HBsAg EIA 3.0 Manual
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Novartis Procleix Ultrio Plus Tigris
West Nile Virus NAT Novartis Procleix WNV Assay Tigris
Syphilis (RPR) Arlington Scientific ASI RPR Card Test for Syphilis Manual/ ASI Manager

HCT/P Donor Screening - Eye

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
Anti-CMV Beckman Coulter Beckman Coulter PK CMV-PA System Olympus PK7300
Anti-HBc Total Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HBc ELISA Test System Manual
Anti-HCV Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System Manual
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV 1/HIV 2 Plus O EIA Manual
HBsAg Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HBsAg EIA 3.0 Manual
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Novartis Procleix Ultrio Plus Tigris
Syphilis (RPR) Arlington Scientific ASI RPR Card Test for Syphilis Manual/ API Manager
West Nile Virus NAT Novartis Procleix WNV Assay Tigris

HCT/P Donor Screening - Organ

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
Anti-A1 Lectin Alba Bioscience Blood Grouping Lectin Anti-A1 Manual
Anti-CMV Beckman Coulter Beckman Coulter PK CMV-PA System Olympus PK7300
Anti-HCV Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis C Virus Encoded Antigens Prism
Anti-HBc IgM DiaSorin Enzyme Immunoassay for the Detection of IgM Antibody to Hepatitis B ore Antigen in Human Serum or Plasma Manual
Anti-HBc Bio-Rad Laboratories Anti-HBc IgM Manual
Anti-HBc Total Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen Prism
Anti-HBs Bio-Rad Laboratories Anti-HBs Manual
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Plus O Abbott Laboratories Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 & 2 Antigen and Synthetic Peptide Prism
Anti-HTLV I/II Abbott Laboratories Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II Prism
Anti-T.cruzi (Chagas) Abbott Laboratories Trypanosoma cruzi Antigen Prism
EBV IgG Wampole Laboratories EBV-VCA IgG ELISA II Manual
EBV IgM Wampole Laboratories EBV-VCA IgM ElISA II Manual
HBsAg Abbott Laboratories Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prism
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Novartis Procleix Ultrio Plus Tigris
Syphilis (RPR) Arlington Scientific ASI RPR Card Test for Syphilis Manual/ API Manager
Toxoplasma IgG Wampole Laboratories Toxoplasma Gondii IgG ELISA II Manual
Toxoplasma IgM Wampole Laboratories Toxoplasma Gondii IgM ELISA II Manual


Microbiology

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
Bacterial Detection 7 Day
Bacterial Detection 14 Day
Aerobic Identification
Anaerobic Identification
Yeast Identification
Fungus Identification
Moisture Residual Testing
Spore Strip Cultures
Environmental Plate Testing
MRSA Sensitivity

Please contact QualTex for information on additional testing packages and custom panels that will meet your needs.

QualTex performs compatibility testing (ABO & Rh, antibody screen and crossmatch). Consult services such as antibody ID and antibody titers are offered; additionally, red blood cell phenotyping is also available by serology and genotyping.

IRL Forms
Consultation Request Form - San Antonio RL03.0002.1
Antigen Negative RBC/HLA Request RL03.0011.5
Compatibility Testing Requisition RL03.0040.1
30 Day Specimen - Pre-Op Type & Screen RL03.0040.3
Adverse Transfusion Reaction Form RL03.0042.1
Reference Laboratory Requisition
- Donor Center Testing
RL03.0001.6
PreciseType™ HEA Molecular Beadchip Test  

 

Custom assay development upon request:

  • Potency assays
  • Clinical research/trials
  • Non-FDA licensed assays
  • Research & Development

Aggregate of all Assay documents.

All Assays

Assay Manufacturer Package Insert Platform
ABO/Rh Beckman Coulter ABO/Rh Olympus PK7300
ALT Abbott Laboratories Alanine Aminotransferase Architect C8000
Anti-A1 Lectin Alba Bioscience Blood Grouping Lectin Anti-A1 Manual
Anti-CMV Beckman Coulter Beckman Coulter PK CMV-PA System Olympus PK7300
Anti-HBc Bio-Rad Laboratories Anti-HBc IgM Manual
Anti-HBc IgM DiaSorin Enzyme Immunoassay for the Detection of IgM Antibody to Hepatitis B ore Antigen in Human Serum or Plasma Dynex
Anti-HBc Total Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen Prism
Anti-HBc Total Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HBc ELISA Test System Manual
Anti-HBs Abbott Laboratories AUSAB Architect i1000
Anti-HBs Bio-Rad Laboratories Anti-HBs Manual
Anti-HCV Abbott Laboratories Hepatitis C Virus Encoded Antigens Prism
Anti-HCV Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System Manual
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV 1/HIV 2 Plus O EIA Manual
Anti-HIV 1 & 2 Plus O Abbott Laboratories Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 & 2 Antigen and Synthetic Peptide Prism
Anti-HIV-2 EIA Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV-2 EIA Manual
Anti-HIV-1 Western Blot Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HIV-1 Western Blot Manual
Anti-HTLV I/II Abbott Laboratories Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II Prism
Anti-HTLV I/II Anvioq Anioq HTLV-I/II Microelisa System Manual
Anti HTLV I/II Supplemental Avioq Avioq HTLV I/II Microelisa System Referral
Anti-HTLV I/II Supplemental MP Diagnostics HTLV Blot 2.4 Western Blot Assay Referral
Anti-T.cruzi (Chagas) Abbott Laboratories Trypanosoma cruzi Antigen Prism
Cholesterol Abbott Laboratories Cholesterol Architect c8000
Chagas Supplemental Abbott Laboratories Abbott ESA Chagas Manual
EBV IgG Wampole Laboratories EBV-VCA IgG ELISA II Dynex
EBV IgM Wampole Laboratories EBV-VCA IgM ELISA II Dynex
HAV NAT QualTex Laboratories Hepatitis A Virus Molecular Beacon Assay Biomek FX
HBsAg Abbott Laboratories Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prism
HBsAg Bio-Rad Laboratories GS HBsAg EIA 3.0 Manual
HBsAg Neutralization Abbott Laboratories Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prism
HCV Supplemental Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Ortho HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System Manual
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Grifols Procleix Ultrio Plus Tigris
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT Roche Diagnostics cobas TaqScreen MPX cobas 201 (MPX)
HIV/HCV/HBV NAT - Ultrio Plus Novartis Tigris
HLA Class I/II Antibody Screen One Lambda Reference Laboratory Requisition - Donor Center Testing LABScreen
Parvo B19/HAV NAT Roche Diagnostics COBAS TaqScreen DPX COBAS S201 (DPX)
Parvo B19 NAT QualTex Laboratories Parvovirus B19 Molecular Beacon Assay Biomek FX
Red Cell Antibody Screen Immucor Gamma Capture-R Ready-Screen NEO
Sickle Cell Strek Sickledex Manual
SPE Sebia Cappillarys Protein(E) 6 Capillarys
Syphilis (RPR) Arlington Scientific ASI RPR Card Test for Syphilis Manual/ API Manager
Syphilis (STS) Beckman Coulter Syphilis (STS) Olympus PK7300
Syphilis Supplemental Trinity BioTech CAPTIA Syphilis (T. Pallidum)-G Manual
Tetanus The Binding Site Group Human Anti-Tetanus ToxoID Immunoglobulin Liquid Reagent Architect c8000
Total Protein Abbott Laboratories Total Protein Architect c8000
Toxoplasma IgG Wampole Laboratories Toxoplasma Gondii IgG ELISA II Dynex
Toxoplasma IgM Wampole Laboratories Toxoplasma Gondii IgM ELISA II Dynex
West Nile Virus NAT Novartis Procleix WNV Assay Tigris
West Nile Virus NAT Roche Diagnostics cobas TaqScreen WNV Test cobas s201