Blood Facts

Adults have 5 - 6 liters of Blood in their body

Blood should be collected from non remunerated voluntary blood donors using sterile, disposable blood bags & instruments.

Donated Blood is tested and separated into components benefiting 3-4 patients.

The shelf life of Blood components Red Blood Cells (PRBC), Platelet concentrate (PLT) and Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) is 42 days, 5 days and 1 year respectively.  The storage conditions of these components are also different; RBC at 2 – 8 o Centigrade, PLT at 20 - 22 o Centigrade and FFP at - 40 o  to -80 o Centigrade.  These components cannot be stored in normal household refrigerators.

It is safe to donate every 3/6 months. It is quick and safe, doesn’t hurt & saves 3 to 4 lives.

Blood is recovered very quickly in the body: Plasma volume within 24 - 48 hours, RBC in about 3 weeks, Platelets and  White Blood cells within minutes.

1 out of 10 hospital patients need blood transfusion.

    Blood is required for Cancer patients, accident victims, blood disorder patients, surgery patients, pre  mature babies.

    

   Eligibility for Blood Donation

  •    Age: 18 - 65 years

  •    Weight: 45 kg and above

  •    Hemoglobin level: 12.5 gms /dl and above

  •    General good health

 

   

OPEN 24 x 7

   

Blood Donation Timing

In House

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

(All Days)

Gandhi Park - Red Mobile Van

10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

(Monday to Saturday)

   

Stock status

24 March 2017 09:51 A.M

 
Blood Group  FFP PLT RBC SAGM
A Pos 40 21 281
A Neg 05 00 00
AB Pos 22 00 75
AB Neg 05 00 00
B Pos 37 28 464
B Neg 11 00 01
O Pos 21 22 596
O Neg 10 00 00
Total 151 71 1417
   

 

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