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Cord blood hematopoietic stem cells first express entry. Shanghai opens

On June 3, three bags of precious umbilical cord blood sealed in a cryogenic liquid nitrogen container arrived in Shanghai for the first time by express delivery. During this period, the inspection and quarantine bureau opened a "green channel", adopted safe and effective inspection procedures, simplified routine procedures such as inspection application, examination and verification, and expedited customs clearance. The cord blood will soon be transplanted into a 14-year-old patient with acute myeloid leukemia.

Li ran (not his real name), who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (M2) this year, is in urgent need of hematopoietic stem cells for transplantation. But I have never found a suitable match in China. The hospital successfully matched li ran with the cooperation of CBR umbilical cord blood bank of the United States. It is understood that the donor is the patient's brother, now 5 months old, was born in the United States, retain cord blood, match 10/10. The patient is being treated with drugs to open up the immune system and wait for a hematopoietic stem cell transplant.

Previously, the hospital in accordance with legal procedures to the Shanghai entry-exit inspection and quarantine bureau submitted the entry and exit special goods health quarantine approval application form. On the premise of determining that the risks are under control, the examination and approval personnel, with the principle of urgent affairs and the humanitarian spirit, shortened the examination and approval process that required 5 working days and issued the approval form for entry/exit health and quarantine of special goods on the spot for the umbilical cord blood to be imported.

Shanghai entry-exit inspection and quarantine authorities told reporters, given the nature of the entry special goods and the particularity of preservation condition, the agency decided to conduct site inspection arrived at pudong airport in hematopoietic stem cells, from X-ray exposure damage, from split open a case to save the environment maintenance, airport inspection and quarantine department to open a "green channel", ensure smooth entry of cord blood hematopoietic stem cells under full supervision, security to hospital as soon as possible. It is reported that this is the first time in Shanghai port to express the entry of the umbilical cord blood hematopoietic stem cells.
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