on Blood Donation
and your family members are welcome to submit their names and blood
type details on this page. This is a service that could, one day,
benefit or save the life of someone anywhere in the world.
do not submit your name if any of the following International Red
Cross guidelines apply to you.
- History of
taking hypertension medication.
pressure reading of less than 120/80.
18 years old.
less than 110 pounds.
is tested for HIV 1 and 2, hepatitis B and C, and syphilis before
being used by the blood bank for distribution. Tests for other
infectious diseases are carried out if the blood is to be used by at
risk patients (for example blood used for young infants or transplant
patients is tested for cytomegalovirus).