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  • DOES ONE NEED TO ABSTAIN FROM GETTING TATTOOS IF THEY WANT TO DONATE BLOOD?

    While those who wish to donate don’t have to avoid getting a tattoo permanently, in many countries, a new tattoo can affect donation with a precautionary waiting period between 6-12 months.

    Find a local blood bank or plasma center and donate today.

  • WHAT IS ABBOTT’S INTEREST IN BLOOD / PLASMA DONATION AND SAFETY?

    As a global leader in infectious diseases and diagnostics, Abbott instruments screen more than 50 percent of the world’s blood supply. As a result of careful donor selection and testing through Abbott’s leadership, millions are safely given blood transfusions every year.

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Kim Modory, Abbott Media
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