Voluntary Unpaid Plasma Donation

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DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijhoscr.v17i1.11706
Plasma; Plasmapheresis; Paid plasma; Voluntary plasma donation; World Health Organization (WHO)

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Pourfathollah AA, Shamsasenjan K, Hadipour Dehshal M. Voluntary Unpaid Plasma Donation. Int J Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Res. 2023;17(1):1-3.