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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Very well: Blood banks are highly certified. They take your blood, screen you by questions and then do multiply tests on the blood to insure safety. They store ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
By genarocity: All over the world blood banks work by free donation of blood to save a life. The charges are not for blood, it is the cost for selection for screen ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Collect, test, share: Blood banks will collect blood from volunteer donors. They then test the blood for numerous infectious disease. Then they distribute blood to needed ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
45 days: The current procedures allow red blood cells to be stored for 45 days. Platelets can be stored for only 5-7 days depending on the storage solution. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
They are rigorous: Blood banks have become very stringent nowadays. Donors are evaluated for anything that might make their blood unsafe to use. Screening includes HIV ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Ok: It is ok to save blood in blood bank for short period.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
20 years experience Pathology
What kind of info?: Could you please be more specific? Thank you. It take a vast amount of information to run a blood bank. There is very little room for error and blo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Because it is good: O negative is arelatively uncommon blood type and is the "universal donor" this blood can be safely given to anyone in an emergency. Therefore it is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
They should.: Donors are usually notified if the blood they gave is positive for a disease, like hepatitis b surface antigen, antibody to hepatitis c, antibody to h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Chose from many: There are a variety of cord blood banking facilities and registries throughout the country. U should look not only at their price for storage but also ... Read More

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