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FAQ on Novel Coronavirus and Blood Donation

June 3, 2020 at 5:30 am
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We would like to take this opportunity to provide some additional information about coronavirus and blood donation. Our hope is that people interested in donating blood consider all of the facts of the situation, namely that COVID-19 does not pose...


Plasma collection on ALYX machine

Collecting Plasma on the ALYX Machine

February 13, 2019 at 1:03 pm
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Beginning January 8, we expanded our collections to include plasma products drawn on the ALYX machine. The ALYX machine is an apheresis machine that separates and collects various blood components and returns what we aren’t using to the donor —...