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Direct Blood Volume Analyzer for Improvement of Combat Casualty Care

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W81XWH-19-C-0048
Agency Tracking Number: A182-122-0331
Amount: $99,585.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A18-122
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-12-19
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-07-17
Small Business Information
109 Meco Lane, Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
DUNS: 079725288
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jonathan Feldschuh
 (212) 330-8500
Business Contact
 Soren Thompson
Phone: (212) 330-8502
Research Institution
Daxor proposes an automated, ruggedized, portable system for calculating blood, red cell, and plasma volumes, based on a comprehensive adaptation and reengineering of the current gold standard for volume measurement, the Daxor BVA-100.Significant improvements in portability (size, weight, and battery operation), logistics, speed, and ease of use are achieved. Whole blood is sampled directly from the patient, eliminating the need for centrifugation and precision pipetting. Hematocrit measurement is integrated, allowing quantification of all blood compartments.The detection system (detector and shielding) is optimized for portability, and to allow the use of a longer-life tracer. Active technician time is substantially reduced with automated blood draws, with results available in fewer than 20 minutes. Individualized patient norms are displayed along with measured values; recommended corrections to volume derangements are displayed.Achievement of required 95% accuracy is demonstrated by parallel computation using the gold-standard BVA-100, in both laboratory and hospital conditions.

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