Living or deceased Australian donor.
Antibiotic - streptomycin and penicillin.
Valve is dissected from the donor heart and measured for size.
Cryopreserved at a controlled rate in 10% DMSO.
Microbiological culture - sampled throughout retrieval and processing including just prior to final packaging.
Tested for competency.
Individually packaged in CryoLoc cryogenic packaging system.
Restoration/repair of cardiovascular tissue.
Stored at or below -135°C in gas phase liquid nitrogen.
Transported in a dry shipper at or below -135°C .
Where possible place order 2 business days prior to the delivery date specifying the size of allograft required.