Types of Blood Donation
BCP offers many ways to support local patients through blood donations.
- Donate Whole Blood
Type O- (CMV-): Helping pregnant mothers and infants.
- Donate Double Red Cells
Type O- A- and B-: Donate two units of red cells at once, helping twice the amount of patients in one donation.
- Donate Platelets
Type A+ B+ and O+: Help cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, trauma victims, and transplant patients.
- Donate Plasma
Type AB: Help trauma victims, burn victims and many surgery patients.
- Hereditary Hemochromatosis Donation Program
Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH) is a genetic disease that results in iron overload. The preferred treatment for reducing iron stores is periodic phlebotomy.