Therapeutic Resource Guide
LifeServe Blood Center is proud to provide therapeutic apheresis services (TPEX) which includes plasma exchanges, red blood cell exchanges, white blood cell reductions, etc. to patients, either in-patient or out-patient.
If you have questions regarding all patient scheduling and/or questions regarding this service, please contact us directly at: TPEX PROGRAM PHONE NUMBER: 515.309.4920. This line is staffed during normal business hours. After normal business hours and on weekends, this phone line is answered by LifeServe’s physician on-call.
**URGENT NOTICE TO CURRENT HOSPITAL/PHYSICIANS REGARDING OPTIA KIT AVAILABILITY**
There is a nationwide supply-chain problem impacting our ability to maintain and/or receive an adequate inventory of kits that are needed to perform therapeutic apheresis procedures utilizing the Optia device. We believe it is possible that this widespread supply-chain problem could impact how we provide these services.