The INTERCEPT
Blood System for Platelets
Straightforward and Simple

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The INTERCEPT® Blood System is comprised of disposable kits and a UVA illuminator. 

The use of the INTERCEPT Blood System, pathogen reduction system, entails four easy steps.

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1. Add amotosalen

Add amotosalen via gravity flow to platelets

2. Inactivate pathogens

UVA illumination activates amotosalen, initiating permanent cross-links in DNA and RNA

3. Remove residual amotosalen 

Removal of any residual amotosalen and its photoproducts with Compound Adsorption Device (CAD)

4. Store/use mixture

Transfer mixture to storage containers and store until ready to use