Why Is Blood Plasma Needed?

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Consider donating blood or blood plasma - it could save someone's life! According to the Red Cross: Blood is made of four components: platelets, plasma, red blood cells and white blood cells. The plasma component serves a variety of functions, from maintaining blood pressure to supplying critical proteins for blood clotting and immunity. Plasma transfusion is most often used to control bleeding due to low levels of some clotting factors.Read Full Story