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SELECTION CRITERIA
To read before you register
CRITERIA
ACUPUNCTURE
AGE
ALLERGIES
BODY PIERCING/TATTOOS
CANCER
PLASMA DONATION,
A PRECIOUS GIFT.
CAN I GIVE PLASMA?
Only if done with single-use needles. OTHERWISE, you must wait 6 months.
If you are between the ages of 18 and 60.
If you are 61 or older: consult with Héma-Québec staff.
If you feel well, even if you were given an allergy injection.
If done over 3 months ago.
If it is a skin cancer (basal or squamous cell carcinoma) or a uterine cervical cancer in situ,
as long as it has been successfully treated.
For any other type of cancer: consult with Héma-Québec staff.
CHILD BIRTH/BREASTFEEDING
CHOLESTEROL
COLD
If birth occurred 6 months ago or more.
No restrictions.
If you feel well and do not have any fever.
If whitening or impression.
DENTIST
The day after a filling (restoration), cleaning or orthodontics.
3 days after an extraction, surgery, root canal, crown, root planing, gum autograft or implant.
DIABETES
DRUGS
ELECTROLYSIS
MAN who had sex with a man
MEDICATIONS
OSTEOPOROSIS
SORE THROAT
TRIPS (MALARIA)
VACCINATION
Effective date: November 2016
PUB-00028[0]
If resolved or controlled by diet or oral drug.
IF TREATED WITH INSULINE: consult with Héma-Québec staff.
If intravenous, even once. OTHER DRUGS: consult with Héma-Québec staff.
Only if done with single-use or personal use needles. OTHERWISE, you must wait 6 months.
If last sexual contact was less than 12 months ago.
Make sure to know the name of your medications.
If you have osteoporosis: consult with Héma-Québec staff.
Until symptoms disappear and the end of antibiotics (if prescribed).
The malaria criterion does not apply to apheresis plasma donations intended
for manufacturing solutions based on plasma proteins.
If you have been vaccinated against influenza (or flu). OTHER VACCINES: consult with Héma-Québec staff.
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A few
PLASMA DONATION,
A PRECIOUS GIFT.
SELECTION CRITERIA
To read before you register
CRITERIA
CAN I GIVE PLASMA?
RISK FOR THE VARIANT CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB
If you stayed:
In UNITED-KINGDOM
3 months or more (cumulative)
From 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1996
In FRANCE
3 months or more (cumulative)
From 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1996
5 years or more (cumulative)
From 01-01-1980 to 31-12-2007
6 months or more (cumulative)
From 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1996
In WESTERN EUROPE
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg,
Netherlands, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Spain and Switzerland.
In SAUDI ARABIA
WEIGHT AND HEIGHT
For MEN, you can give blood if you weigh at least 50 kg (110 lb).
For WOMEN, refer to the table below.
WEIGHT
50 kg 52 kg 54 kg 56 kg 58 kg 60 kg 62 kg 64 kg 66 kg 68 kg 70 kg 72 kg 74 kg 76 kg
110 lb
114 lb
119 lb
123 lb
127 lb
132 lb
136 lb
141 lb
145 lb
149 lb
154 lb
158 lb
163 lb
167 lb
150 cm
and more
4 ft 11 in
155 cm
NOT ELIGIBLE
5 ft 1 in
160 cm
5 ft 3 in
165 cm
5 ft 5 in
HEIGHT
170 cm
5 ft 7 in
175 cm
5 ft 8 in
180 cm
ELIGIBLE
5 ft 11 in
185 cm
5 ft 1 in
and
more
If your height and weight are not indicated in the table, you must round off to the smallest value. For example, if you measure 168 cm (5 ft 6 in),
you must refer to the line for 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) and if you weigh 65 kg (144 lb), you must refer to the column for 64 kg (141 lb).
QUESTIONS?
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