Our blood bank has the best technology, sterile equipment and a group of health professionals trained in blood collection, processing, blood plasma fractionation, immunoserology and hemoclassification (blood group determination) under the highest quality standards to ensure safe transfusion of blood components for patients who require them.
All material during the process is new, disposable and used exclusively for each patient.
Requirements to donate blood and/or platelets:
* Blood donation is not an adequate method to know your health status or to do blood tests.
Adverse reactions that may occur after blood donation include:
In the Blood Bank of Fundación Valle del Lili, which is located on the first floor, diagonally to the clinical laboratory.
Monday to Friday: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Saturdays: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
You, your company, your educational institution or church may work hand in hand with us and help us to save lives by performing blood donation campaigns.
In order to achieve this end, we have two mobile units equipped with all the physical and human resources for ensuring the welfare and comfort of our donors.
Please contact us in our phone number: 3319090 ext: 3248 – 3016 or send an email to email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org.
When donating, 450cc (less than half a liter) are extracted, equivalent to only 10% of the total of blood in our bodies.
From each donation, different blood components and blood derivatives are obtained for the treatment of patients. Each one has a particular shelf life and is used for different treatments.
Uses of the three components of the blood:
Donating blood and/or platelets:
*Platelet donation lasts one and a half hours.
Consent from the person/donor is needed to collect blood and manage their personal data, it always done confidentially and complying with the current legal regulations.
If at any time you feel dizzy:
After donating, you should consider the following:
What tests are done after the donation?
Hemoclassification: tests to identify infectious diseases transmitted by blood, such as: HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HTLV I/II, Syphilis and Chagas disease are performed in order to ensure that the blood to be transfused to patients is safe.
The results will always be handled confidentially and will be notified exclusively to the donor, according to the current legislation.
Apheresis: is a donation modality that allows to separate blood components while being extracted. A machine consisting of a centrifuge system separates the platelets from the donor and returns the other components, basically, red blood cells. The process is performed through a single puncture in a vein.
The blood donated this way helps patients suffering from blood disorders, patients with diseases such as cancer or leukemia and transplant patients, whose bone marrow does not produce enough platelets.
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