“Plasma Donor”

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Plasma donation

  • The donation or sale of blood plasma for use in medical or other products
  • The procedure is done in a walk-in facility, where whole blood is taken through an IV needle and separated into plasma and blood cells
  • Composed of 90% water, plasma is a transporting medium for cells and a variety of substances vital to the human body
  • Plasma carries out a variety of functions in the body, including clotting blood, fighting diseases and other critical functions

Expanded info:

  • Plasma donation and blood donation are critically important activities that contribute to saving lives
  • Source plasma and recovered plasma are used to produce therapies that treat people with rare, chronic diseases and disorders such as primary immunodeficiency, hemophilia and a genetic lung disease, as well as in the treatment of trauma, burns and shock