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Plasma is the liquid part of blood that contains water, minerals,
and proteins (including clotting factors, the substances in the blood that help
stop bleeding). Plasma may be obtained from blood donors to be transfused to
someone who needs it.
Current as of:
October 13, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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