Basic donation requirements:
- Aged between 18 and 65 years old.
- Weighing more than 50kg.
- In good health.
- No fever or illness in the past 7 days.
- Get at least 6 hours of rest the night before donating.
- It is recommended to have breakfast before donating.
- Participate with ID card
- The minimum convenient interval between two blood donations is 2 months.
- temporary: Pregnancy, childbirth, recent surgery.
- Got tattoos and piercings last year.
- Have had occasional or risky sexual relationships in the past year.
- definition: There are heart, lung, kidney diseases, tuberculosis, anemia, hemophilia, active ulcers, cancer, coagulation disorders, etc.
- Have a history of hepatitis C or B, Chagas disease, stroke, etc.
- is a drug addict.
- Are carriers of the HIV virus.
What is the “serological window”?
Blood received in blood therapy is analyzed to detect infectious diseases, but there is a period called the “serological window,” which is the time from when a person is infected until the infection can be detected in a laboratory. This is why, if a person donates blood during this window, the disease cannot be detected in the analysis.
Therefore, donors must be honest when filling out the required questionnaire that they must read before donating so that they can exclude themselves when there may be a window period.