Welcome to Vitale! We’re thrilled to help YOU while saving lives. Did you know the average Donor that meets Food and Drug Administration regulated standards (pass a fast physical test, age 18-70 & weight 110+ lbs.) On average, a donor can be rewarded for this life-saving source up to 2 times per week, over 100+ times a year!

Plasma is truly unique – it’s found only in humans and cannot be imitated or reproduced. The global need for Plasma is substantial, making your contribution even more crucial!

So, What Is Plasma?

Plasma is the fluid component that remains after the blood cells are removed from your blood. It is a complex mixture of water, proteins, nutrients, waste products, and other substances, performing vital functions such as transportation, regulation, immune response, blood clotting, waste removal, and pH/temperature control within the body. Pretty cool, huh?

How Is Plasma Used?

Blood plasma has several important medical and therapeutic uses, including: COVID-19,
blood transfusions, treatment of blood disorders, immunoglobulin therapy, albumin replacements, treatment for certain diseases like autoimmune and toxicological emergencies, and research and testing.

If you have a family member that suffers from hemophilia, has an autoimmune disease, needs blood transfusions, or has suffered from burns or trauma, they have likely needed or used plasma therapy made possible by donors.

Here are some examples of how plasma therapies are used:

Blood Transfusions

Plasma transfusions replace blood volume in cases of severe blood loss or trauma.

Treatment of Blood Disorders

Plasma-derived products treat various blood disorders, including blood clotting.

Immunoglobulin Therapy

Plasma contains antibodies and immunoglobulins, vital for the immune response. Immunoglobulin therapy involves administering concentrated antibodies derived from plasma to individuals with immune deficiencies or autoimmune diseases to boost their immune system.

Albumin Replacement

Albumin, a protein found in plasma, helps maintain a proper fluid balance between blood and tissues. It is used as a plasma volume expander in conditions such as hypovolemia (low blood volume) or in-patients with severe burns or hypoalbuminemia (low albumin levels).

Treatment of Certain Diseases

Plasma exchange or plasmapheresis is a procedure in which plasma is removed from the patient and replaced with donated plasma or plasma substitutes. It can be used in conditions like autoimmune disorders, certain neurological diseases, and some toxicological emergencies.

Research and Diagnostic Testing

Blood plasma is a valuable resource for medical research and diagnostic testing. It can be used to study disease mechanisms, develop diagnostic assays, and analyze various biochemical markers present in the plasma.

Who Benefits From Plasma?

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    Immune Deficiencies

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    Autoimmune Diseases

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    Hemophilia and Other Bleeding Disorders

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    Burn and Trauma Patients

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    Liver Disease

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    Neurological Disorders
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    Kawasaki Disease

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    Toxicological Emergencies

Why Donate?

  • By giving plasma, you are literally saving lives throughout the world and in your own local community.
  • According to the Food & Drug Association (FDA), a healthy body can provide a “replenishable” supply of plasma every few days.
  • Your donation positively impacts your community and provides YOU with financial rewards- which is icing on the cake!

To learn more about plasma, its therapies, and benefits, visit www.donatingplasma.org.