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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   yes
User :   sir, i want to know about blood/
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what precisely you want to know about blood
User :   if i take a bottle of blood from bangalore to some other place,it will get poised or not??????????////
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are few factors that decide
User :   if i carry the blood bottle for 16 hours,it will be good to give to another person or it will get wasted????????????????//
Doctor :   it depends upon cold storage
User :   that place is of 45 degrees
Doctor :   if component storage: plasma must be frozen as soon as possible (-18°C, 0°F or colder), red cells must be refrigerated (1-6°C, 34-43°F) and platelets are kept in continuous shaking platforms at room temperature (20-24°C, 36-75°F).
Doctor :   so it depends on the precautions you take to maintain the temperature
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