Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information about the capacities of our plasma centers in Austria Dear donors, In the current Covid-19 situation in Austria, we see that the number of donors is declining. As a result, we are temporarily adjusting our capacity. It means that the majority of our centers are now temporarily closed. Since plasma donation is continuously important [...]

Five steps to saving lives

Five steps to saving lives Many people with rare diseases depend on plasma-derived drugs to lead a 'normal' life. So when you donate plasma, you can become a life saver - in just five easy steps! How exactly the donation process works and what you must pay attention to is explained here. Step 1 - [...]

Why blood plasma is not always yellow

Why blood plasma is not always yellow Blood plasma is the clear, yellowish and liquid part of the blood. But this is not always true. Because plasma can be not only yellowish, but also orange, amber, greenish or reddish. The reason for this is explained to you here. Discoloration of the plasma due to medication [...]

Tips to reduce pre-christmas stress

Tips to reduce pre-christmas stress Every year again: Suddenly Christmas is just around the corner and there are still so many things to do. A tree must be bought, food must be prepared, cookies have to be baked and presents have to be wrapped. And yet it should be the most contemplative time of the [...]

Tips for a protein-rich diet

Tips for a protein-rich diet As a plasma donor you hear again and again: "Make sure you eat a protein-rich diet!" But why? Why is protein beneficial and what does it do for the body? In this article you will learn everything about protein and how you can best eat a protein-rich diet. Functions of [...]

7 reasons to do plasma donation

7 reasons to do plasma donation "Why should I donate plasma?" Perhaps you have asked yourself this question before. The answer is very simple: plasma donors save lives. These are big words, but they are true. When you think of saving lives, the first thing you probably think of are the characters from your favorite [...]

Donating plasma after pregnancy

Donating plasma after pregnancy Recently, we have received several questions about plasma donation during and after pregnancy. All information about the topic and when you can donate again after a pregnancy can be found here. Six months waiting period after birth In principle, women are not allowed to donate blood plasma during pregnancy. There must [...]

What is the difference between a plasma donation and a blood donation?

What is the difference between a plasma donation and a blood donation? You may have asked yourself what exactly the difference between donating blood and donating plasma is. You can learn more about it here. The biggest difference: the procedure for donating plasma When people talk about donating blood, in most cases it is a [...]