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Blood Bank and Transfusional Medicine:

Requirements to donate blood or platelets

To donate blood, you must meet the following requirements:

  • People older than 18 and younger than 65.
  • Body weight greater than 50 Kg (110 lb).
  • In the case of women: they should not be menstruating, pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not be sick.
  • Fasting minimum 4 hours.
  • Not to have a surgery in the past 6 months (if no blood transfusion).

Note: The donation of platelets is important to have suitable veins and not having taken an aspirin during a period of 3 days prior to donation.

According to the health regulations in Mexico, will NOT be accepted as donors:

  • People who have man to man sex.
  • Sexually promiscuous.
  • Professional blood or plasma donors.
  • People who have suffered hepatitis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, malaria, toxoplasmosis or Chagas disease.
  • Mentally ill or ex-prisoners.
  • People who in the past year have carried out acupuncture, tattoos, and piercings, or who have received blood.
  • People who have suffered venereal or sexually transmitted diseases: AIDS, syphilis, gonorrhea, among others.
  • Drug addicts.

People who in the last 45 days donated blood, or who were vaccinated in the last 30 days or who fail the clinical selection.

Make an appointment with us

Phone: 5474-7200 Exts. 4210, 3907.

Monday to friday, de 7:30 a 4:00 pm Saturday, from 7 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday, sunday and holidays from 8 am to 3:00 pm
We are located in the basement of the Hospitalization Tower (beside IT) or write us by e-mail to: or

Physicians at your service

M.D. Héctor Alfredo Baptista González
Chief of Blood Bank Service

Direct phone: 5424-7229