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normal human plasma


Definition: sterile plasma obtained by pooling approximately equal amounts of the liquid portion of citrated (anticoagulated) whole blood from eight or more adult humans who have been certified as free from any disease that is tranmissible by transfusion, and treating it with ultraviolet irradiation to destroy possible bacterial and viral contaminants.

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