AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Coffee Memorial Blood Center announced new testing capabilities to measure donors’ immune response. From Jan. 3 through Jan. 31, the blood center will offer a new antibody testing method, according to a release.

Coffee Memorial said the new testing will give donors a broader understanding of their immune response, regardless of whether they have antibodies generated through natural infections or vaccines and boosters.

“Offering this important knowledge to our donors is just one more way we are proud to positively impact public health,” said Dr. John Armitage, Coffee Memorial Blood Center president and CEO. “COVID will continue to be a major concern through 2022 and, in fact, over the next several years. We are committed to providing donors valuable information about their health from blood samples we routinely collect, including immune responsiveness to COVID and metabolic function from…

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