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How long can human blood be stored a blood bank?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: 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. Plasma can be stored frozen for a year. Red cells can also be stored frozen for up to ten years.

In brief: 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. Plasma can be stored frozen for a year. Red cells can also be stored frozen for up to ten years.
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