In one blood donation at the same time are obtained 450ml of blood and another 50 ml for the test. All procedures are carried out by experts and equipments are sterile.
What happens to blood when You donate?
50 ml are provided for different kinds of tests to ensure that the donor is healthy and his blood is useful. Later we also inform the donor about results of analyses.
3. Blood components
The live blood is divided into three components:
After the analysis blood is stored in repositories from which it is supplied to hospitals.
Hospitals has special sections which are responsible for the transfer of blood to patients.
1 till 3 times in a month young mothers need transfusion of erythrocytes. Once in 3 monts new born baby need a plasma transfusion.
After extensive and severe burn injuries one patient may need up to 65 blood donors.
Depending to injury victims may need up to 20 blood donors.
Abdominal surgery and hip replacement surgery requires an average of 5 blood donors.
Blood cancer patients
Blood cancer patients usually need blood donors from 1 to 3 per day.