Project: Microbiology and Serology

Project goals:

To screen new donors systematically for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis A and B, and TB. To test both new and regular donor DBM consistently to maintain a high quality standard of the product

Project description:

This project aims to comply with the regulations relating to human milk banking, recently developed by the National Department of Health. These regulations ensure that the human milk-banking sector in South Africa is managed with professionalism, suitable ethical practice, high quality standards, and integrity toward the donor and DBM recipient.