If you think you may be at risk for HIV/AIDS or want an HIV/AIDS
test, please ask for information about other testing facilities.
PLEASE DON`T DONATE BLOOD TO GET HIV TEST!
You´ll probably meet the minimum medical requirements to donate
You´re in good health
between 16 and 68 years old.
weigh 50 Kg at least
not in fasting
haven’t eaten fat food
not included in a high risk group for HIV (source: www.aids.gov.br
Don´t forget your official ID with a photo.
Besides these requirements, when you arrive at
HEMORIO, you will have a private consultation and
a brief medical history will be taken, including a check of your pulse,
blood pressure and temperature, and a drop of blood is analyzed for
• Donation Types :
Blood Donation - Most HEMORIO
donors donate whole blood approximately 450 ml.
Men can donate every 2 months, 4 times a year.
Women can donate every 3 months, 3 times a year, in this type of donation
Apheresis – is a type of donation which uses
an automated technology to collect just the blood component needed.
performs two types:
Platelet donation - uses automated technology to
collect a concentrated volume of platelets. In this type, donors give
just platelets while red blood cells and plasma return to them.
Platelets are necessary for clotting and are needed by cancer patients,
accident victims and others with blood clotting problems.
Double Red Cell donation – donors who meet
minimum requirements can donate double red cells. In this type, donors
give just red blood cells while platelets and plasma return to them.
Donate your own blood to be used for your upcoming surgery.
And if you have any questions about blood donation, your donor eligibility,
and where you can donate blood, please call: DIAL -BLOOD -
Your complete honesty is very important
for the safety of patients who receive your blood.