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Testing for blood-borne infections

21 February 2021

All blood donations are tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis E, HIV, HTLV and syphilis. This leaflet tells you how and why these tests are carried out, and what happens in the rare event of a positive test.

Testing for blood borne infections (Feb 2022)

21 February 2022
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Current blood stock levels across Scotland Friday 19 April

We aim to retain 6 days of stocks at any time in order to meet the requirements of patients in Scotland.

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