M.A.Z.E. Cord Blood Laboratories is currently directed by a three person team consisting of a hematologist, an urologist specializing in cryo-preservation, and a specialist in the field of hematopoietic stem cells. Hematopoietic stem cells are the kind found in cord blood. Their lab is AABB accredited and boasts many successful transplants from their cord blood samples. Their FDA registered laboratory is located in Purchase, NY.
M.A.Z.E. Cord Blood Collection Process
Registration with MAZE is available online, by fax or by mail. Once the enrollment forms are received, MAZE Cord Blood Banking Reviews it to assure they have all the necessary paperwork and records to properly process the cord blood when it is received by the lab. A collection kit is then sent directly to the client, who should inform their doctor of their choice of MAZE Cord Blood Bank. At the time of delivery the kit should be brought to the hospital with the mother. The doctor will collect the cord blood according to the instructions and using the kit provided. Three vials of maternal blood are also collected at that time. To arrange for pickup and transport of the cord blood, clients need to call a phone number to notify a courier of the need for pickup. Arrangements are then made for safe, secure pickup and delivery of the cord blood.
When it arrives at the lab in Purchase, NY, the cord blood is processed, tested and prepared for storage. Once the client has returned home, MAZE makes contact to notify them of the safe and completed processing of their cord blood sample. MAZE Cord Blood Banking Reviews from clients are good.
M.A.Z.E. Cord Blood Processing & Storage Costs
MAZE Cord Blood Bank fees are a total of $2010 which includes the collection kit, processing and all storage fees for 20 years. The only additional cost is courier transport which typically ranges from $250-$400. MAZE is able to offer a significant savings in comparison to many labs due to a drastically reduced marketing and advertising budget. A payment plan is available but tends to negate the savings available by paying the one-time fee.