NORCROSS, Ga., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immucor, Inc., (Nasdaq: BLUD), a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, announced today it is responding to an FDA warning letter posted today on the FDA website (http://www.fda.gov/foi/warning.htm).
Immucor CEO Dr. Gioacchino De Chirico said: "Our industry is highly regulated by the FDA, and we are subject to periodic inspection as a normal part of our business. We take our regulatory responsibilities very seriously and are working diligently to respond to the FDA as soon as possible. The FDA has not ordered the recall of any of our products, or placed any limitations on the manufacture or distribution of any of our products."
Founded in 1982, Immucor manufactures and sells a complete line of reagents and systems used by hospitals, reference laboratories and donor centers to detect and identify certain properties of the cell and serum components of blood prior to transfusion. Immucor markets a complete family of automated instrumentation for all of our market segments.
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