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.
Kim Modory, Abbott Media