Things you must know before you donate blood

May 26, 2012 0 Comments A + a -

Donor should know this basic blood testing information

 Type-Testing

Test donated blood to determine the ABO type and Rh status. After you make your first donation, you will receive a donor card that tells you and your blood type. It is important for a patient to receive blood that is the correct match to prevent a serious reaction. Bloods screened  for antibodies that could trigger an adverse reaction.

Disease Testing

Every blood donation is screened using these tests to reduce the risk of disease transmission:
The test listed below are only for risky disease ones so still there are few other test also:

DiseaseTestImplemented
HIV/AIDSAnti-HIV-1/HIV-2 and
HIV-1 p24 Antigen
HIV-1 1985,
HIV-2 1992,
HIV Antigen 1996
Hepatitis BHepatitis B Surface Antigen
and Hepatitis B Core Antibody
1971
1987
Hepatitis CAnti-HCV1990
HepatitisALT (Alanine Aminotransferase, liver enzyme)1986
SyphilisSerologic test for syphilis1948
Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV)HTLV-I/II1988

CMV testing is performed on some units of blood for patiensts who require CMV negative blood, for example, neonates weighing less than 1500 grams, and immuno-compromised or immune-suppressed patients.

Blood Donor Website List with Country Names

May 23, 2012 0 Comments A + a -

All countries have the blood donor sites to help the people, clinics and hospitals around them. Here is a list of the sites with their country names.

Sl. No
Country
Site
1
America
2
Common
3
4
India
5
6
7
8
9
10
UK
11
12
Pakistan
13
14
Singapore
15
16
Canada
17
Australia
18
German
19
20
Bangladesh
21
US,German,Austria,Canada
22
Bulgaria
23
Hong Kong
24
Taiwan
25
Denmark
26
Egypt
27
Estonia
28
Finland
29
France
30
Iceland
31
Japan
32
Malaysia
33
Mexico
34
Netherlands
35
Romania
36
Serbia
37
Switzerland
38
Thailand
39
South Africa
40
Brazil
41
Columbia
42
Saudi Arabia
43
New zealand



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