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Donation Procedure


 






Donor visits a Donor Centre or Mobile Blood Collection Team with his/her ID Card





Filling in the Blood Donation Registration form

 



Haemoglobin test
 


 



Health screening by the nurse, who will also measure the donor’s body temperature



Pre-donation blood pressure check





Skin disinfection





Local anaesthetics will be applied as required before venepuncture. All needles are sterilized and used only once, to protect donors from infection




Blood sample will be taken for blood type, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, syphilis and human T-lymphotropic virus testing




The donation will last about 7-12 minutes.
 

 


After donation, donors can rest and enjoy the drinks and snacks offered to replenish the fluid lost.

 

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