Plasma donation

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Medical Definition of Plasma donation

Plasma donation: The donation or sale of blood plasma for use in medical or other products. Unlike blood donors, most plasma donors in the US are paid. The procedure is done in a walk-in facility, where whole blood is taken through an IV needle and separated into plasma and blood cells. The blood cells are then returned to the donor intravenously.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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