What Does the Donation Process Look Like?
Platelet donation involves several simple steps and an automated process known as apheresis. Watch the video to learn more.
Platelets are tiny cells in your blood that form clots and stop bleeding.
Platelets play a vital role in the clotting process, which helps control bleeding and promotes healing. Patients with certain medical conditions, such as cancer, blood disorders, or those undergoing organ transplants, often experience a decrease in platelet count or function.
Below are some frequently asked questions that arise when individuals are asked to donate platelets.
There’s more than one way to give blood. Let your blood type lead the way in targeting the best way for you to donate your powerful lifesaving gift.