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Donating Plasma at BioLife Plasma Services is Simple (Sponsored)

Aug 10, 2016 09:24PM ● Published by BioLife Plasma Services

The following question and answer about plasma donation was provided and sponsored by BioLife Plasma Services - Maple Grove

Is it safe to donate plasma? 


Donating plasma is a low risk procedure with minimal or no side effects. Before a donor is accepted into the BioLife Plasma Services donor program, he or she must pass a medical examination and a survey of their medical history performed by a member of BioLife's professional medical staff. During each subsequent visit, a staff member checks the donor's vital signs and the donor answers questions about their medical history. 

How often can I donate plasma? 

The body replaces the plasma removed during the donation process quickly; therefore, healthy individuals can donate as often as twice in a seven-day period, with at least one day between donations. 

How long does it take to donate? 

On a donor's first visit, the whole process, including a physical examination, medical screening and the plasma donation, usually takes about two hours. Repeat donors generally spend approximately an hour and a half in the center with the average plasmapheresis process taking around 45 minutes. 

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