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Family Cord Blood Banking

 

Family cord blood banking means parents pay a private bank to store their baby’s cord blood so that they will have access to the stem cells in case of need. Many family cord blood banks store additional types of newborn stem cells, such as cord tissue. A family bank has a cord blood banking laboratory to provide this service. Some family banks market their services to parents in multiple countries. In the list below of family banks serving your country, the second column shows where the bank laboratory is located. The next column lists any accreditation standards that the laboratory holds. The column listing therapies tells how many units of cord blood were released from the laboratory to treat patients. Therapy numbers with NO* were for family clients, whereas therapy numbers WITH * are transplants from a public bank that shares the same laboratory as the family bank. The next two columns are prices for the first year and the long term storage fee.

 
Name Laboratory Accreditation Therapies Initial cost Long Term Fee
Biogenis FamiCord Biogenis, Bucharest, Romania 45 FamiCord

USD 825

USD 1500

Future Health - Romania Future Health UK, Nottingham Science and Technology Park, UK AABB, HTA, ISO 9

varies by country

25 yrs included

StemSure BioVault, Plymouth International Medical and Technology Park, UK AABB, HTA, ISO, JACIE 11
Baby Stem (Cells4Life) Cells4Life, Burgess Hill, UK AABB, HTA, ISO 14
Besmax Life Solutions Vita 34, Leipzig, Germany FACT 40
Cord Blood Center Cord Blood Center, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 19

up to €850

€850 + €980

Euromedics Euromedics, Bucharest, Romania
In Scientia Fides - Romania In Scientia Fides, Domagnano, San Marino
Lifeline - Romania Lifeline, Nicosia, Cyprus. AABB, ISO
Regina Maria Regina Maria, Bucharest, Romania
Stem Cells Bank Stem Cells Bank, Timișoara, Romania