|Interest-free payment plan||Salveo||Cryo-Save|
|Interest-free repayment amount
(inclusive of administration fees)
|Cord blood only||Salveo||Cryo-Save||Collection fee||12-months||24-months||60-months|
|Local storage||R 14 900*||R 2 500||R 1 138||R 598||R 273|
|Cord blood and tissue|
|Local storage||R 20 000*||R 2 500||R 1 563||R 810||R 358|
|Local storage||R 23 400*||R 3 800||R 1 738||R 898||N/A|
|International storage||R 26 100**||R 6 500||R 1 738||R 898||N/A|
|Dual (local + international) storage||R 26 100***||R 6 500||R 1 738||R 898||N/A|
|CRYO-SAVE AND SALVEO EACH OFFER WORLD-CLASS STANDARDS IN UMBILICAL CORD STEM CELL STORAGE:||Salveo||Cryo-Save|
|Cord blood and tissue are collected and transported 24/7/365 by National Speed Blood Services, registered members of the Blood and Tissue Transport Association.||Yes||Yes|
|Cord blood and tissue are processed by and stored in the AABB-accredited Cryo-Save Laboratory in South Africa. Cryo-Save was established in 2000 and is represented in over 30 countries on three continents and is the largest cord blood bank in Europe with over six laboratories in Geneva, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa and UAE. It is ranked the world’s 5TH MOST INFLUENTIAL CORD BLOOD BANK by BioInformant. The Cryo-Save South Africa laboratory is OWNED BY TWO PUBLICLY LISTED COMPANIES, providing unmatched financial security for your investment.||Yes||Yes|
|International storage (Europe) or dual storage (South Africa and Europe)||Yes|
|Specialised cord blood processing through the Sepax II FAMCORD protocol using a BioSafe Sepax blood processing kit. The kit is a sterile, single-use, closed system, with a closed system sampling bag, which minimises the risk of contamination during processing. UNIQUE IN SA.||Yes||Yes|
|Testing cord tissue stem cells to determine viability by fluorescent staining. FIRST IN SA. When storing with Cryo-Save, you are assured that your samples have been properly tested and verified to be suitable for long term storage.||Yes||Yes|
|Peace of mind, with photographic evidence of viable tissue stem cells (if required for future expansion and therapy). FIRST IN SA.||Yes||Yes|
|Funding to transport cord blood unit for transplant/treatment to the treatment facility (anywhere in the world), if needed in future.||Yes|
|Includes costs related to the cord blood sample including HLA-typing, needed prior to transplant.||Yes|
|Cost-free donation programme.||Yes|
Effective date 1 June 2017. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please contact the InfoHub for a formal quotation based on your needs.
* Annual storage fee of R 300 per year. Subject to an annual CPI increase unless paid upfront for 20 years.
** Annual storage fee of R 550 per year. Subject to an annual CPI increase unless paid upfront for 20 years.
*** Annual storage fee of R 750 per year. Subject to an annual CPI increase unless paid upfront for 20 years.