Leukocyte Filter System for Red Blood Cells
Stable, Rapid Filtration of Leukocytes and Microaggregates

IMUGARD III is a leukocyte removal filter system made from biocompatible polyurethane material. Highly porous, this material provides stable filtration of leukocytes and microaggregates.

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Within the filter, patented technology ensures optimal pore size distribution and pore density. Entrapment of leukocytes is achieved mainly by pore size distribution within the filter, with very limited cell-material interaction. The absence of cell or protein activation yields blood products of very high purity.

  • Made from unique microporous polyurethane filter material for biocompatibility

  • Stable and specific pore size for reliable filtration

  • Average residual leukocyte count below 2 × 105

  • Requires no rinsing

  • Easy to handle

  • Color-coded clamps for easy identification

IMUGARD III-RC for Whole Blood or Red Blood Cells

The IMUGARD III-RC filter is a hard-housing filter designed to remove leukocytes and microaggregates from one unit of whole blood or red blood cell concentrate. Each filter system is equipped with a spike, clamps and tubing. The filter housing material is semitransparent to make monitoring the filtration process easier.

IMUGARD III-RC filter systems are available in lab and bedside versions. The lab version features a bypass line for removing air from the transfer bag. The bedside version features a drip chamber and a roller clamp below the filter to adjust flow to the patient.

  • Offers greater than 90 percent red blood cell recovery

  • Made from biocompatible materials and features an air removal system for superior filtration

  • Offers stable performance for blood stored for long periods

  • Semitransparent filter housing makes monitoring the filtration processes easy

  • Equipped with self-priming filter