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Deffinitely.

Laboratories/Blood banks have strickt regulation on every aspects of handling blood and blood components. These regulations includes:

- screening and selection of donors,

- Collecting blood,

- appropriately preparing and storing blood and blood components,

- testing and labelling of blood and blood components,

- releasing, packing, storing, and transporting blood and blood components,

- transfusion services.

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10y ago

yes, you can use blood for 59 days over its expiry date and it will still be in tip top condition ready to use and i should know because my mother works full time as a midwife at a hospital in bath

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13y ago

It has a short life. Red cells can be stored for up to six weeks. Platelets last only five days

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