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  • 1.BioLife Plasma Services

    13503 S Hamilton View Rd


    7.56 mi

  • 2.BioLife Plasma Services

    632 S 150 West Cir

    American Fork,UT

    12.85 mi

  • 3.BioLife Plasma Services

    632 N 900 W

    American Fork,UT

    12.87 mi

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By: Jeff F.
Biomat USA
I have been donating plasma at biomat for 9 years and have never regretted it. I have been doing it for about 12 years went to a few of the CSL Octopherma all of witchbi was never happy with ether because of the pay ether because it was not that much or they pay you on weight(CLS) and for me I weigh 145-155lbs and would never make what Biomat payed. I have NEVER had them give me a hematoma/bruise in 9 years 2 times a week faithfully going witch I love CLS did this to me and I passed out then had to have the neidle put in the other arm to get my $15 pay........never again. I moved to the Sandy one from down town because of the daycare for donors to utilize wile they donate and it is FREE!!!!! After your first donations you can drop your kids off every time you donate and they watch movies and play games color all sorts of thing. It is also one of the cleanest out of all the others Sandy and Salt lake 6th S location are awesome plus where else will you make $70 a week $280 a month +bonuses for about 45-90 min per donation of your time 2 times a week. Think about that $280 for 12 hours at most a month untaxed money just think about it and then go to biomat. 9yer vet saving lives here!!!
By: Ashley R.
Biomat USA
I've been donating here for a year. I've had some good experiences, but lately it's been frustrating. The online system hasn't been working to make new appointments, so it's difficult to schedule. I came in with an appointment I scheduled online. They had no record of my appointment. The person I saw first had me fill out a bunch of forms, and when I brought the finished forms back, a different person was there who told me I actually didn't need to fill out the forms, and promptly threw it all away. We proceeded with the rest of my screening/physical, including a finger stick, vitals, urine sample, & a long interview with close to 100 detailed questions. They read me a 5-6 page document word for word. It was a very lengthy screening. Near the end they asked if I'd been in a research study in the past year. I told them yes, I'd been in an study 5 months ago where I'd ridden a stationary bike for 6 sessions. I was told I would have to produce the entire informed consent/IRB documents on the spot or I couldn't donate that day. I had no idea or warning before coming in that this would ever be needed or relevant. The study involved no meds, vaccines, or anything that would affect my donation in any way. I've been donating 2x a week since the study with no problems. I was told if I wanted to come back and donate later, I'd have to bring the documents & undergo the entire process over again. To me this was an outrageous and unreasonable request. There is no way I'd be able to comply without prior notice, not to mention it was a complete waste of my time. Then to be told I would have to repeat it all next time was ridiculous. The interviewer admitted that this is an oversight the company needs to fix, but it's unacceptable to me to demand documents no one could reasonably be expected to have with them, and then punish the donor for not having said documents by deferring them & forcing them to undergo extensive screening again. It's not worth the $25. I won't be going back.
By: Lchatwin18 ..
Biomat USA
I was turned away after waiting 20 minutes because the veins in my left arm needed to be "stronger". I have never had this issue at any another plasma donation center, in fact after leaving there, my left arm was used to donate in favor of my right arm at Octapharma Plasma down the street (I just have deep veins, a more experienced phlebotomist has no problem sticking me)!! On the bright side, I am quite happy I left, because Octapharma Plasma paid $75 for my first donation and I will end up taking home a total of $300 for my first 5 visits!! I would highly recommend you stay away from Biomat USA, and I would definitely recommend Octapharma Plasma as an alternative!
By: Jo O.
Biomat USA
Great facility and great people! With on exception - man by the name of "Bill" - annoying to talk to and gives you bad advice that is not asked - and to top it off - he has a towel around his neck at all time and sweats and smells. I don't think he should be doing this type of sanitary work in that condition!! Give him a job in the back away from the public
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One study cited by the National Institutes of Health found only 1.2 percent of blood donors experienced any kind of adverse reaction from giving blood. The most common side effects from giving blood are relatively mild:
  • Lightheadedness upon standing is common. Donors are encouraged to rest for at least 15 minutes after the procedure while drinking water and eating a small snack. Some donors find they become nauseous after the procedure, but this should subside quickly.
  • Pain and some bruising around the injection site is common. Pain should be mild, but it is normal for bruising to persist for several days.
  • For a few days afterward, the loss of blood may induce dizziness or feelings of weakness when performing strenuous activity. Donors are advised to avoid physical exertion for 24 hours after the procedure, and to be cautious when exercising for the following week.
Very rarely, blood donors may vomit or faint immediately after the procedure. This is generally benign and will resolve itself within hours. Donors should seek medical attention if they experience significant pain or tingling in their arm and around the injection site, or if bruising does not subside within a week. If a donor shows signs of a cold or flu in the days following the procedure, they should call the blood center since this may make the blood sample unsafe to use.
By definition, blood donation is voluntary and done without compensation. Some blood banks do offer cash or other rewards for giving blood. Whether donors are paid or not, blood banks typically serve as intermediaries between blood sources and hospitals. Even voluntarily donated blood is usually tested, separated and sold to medical services for use in blood transfusions and other procedures.
Blood donations are considered safe when performed by trained professionals who follow all the necessary procedures. In healthy donors, side effects are generally mild (see below), and serious complications are rare.
Different organizations have their own restrictions on who is eligible to give blood. The most common requirements stipulate donors must be old enough to give legal consent (17 in most states) and should be in good physical health. Most organizations prohibit donations from people with diseases that can be transmitted through blood, such as HIV and hepatitis. Beyond that, organizations may prevent donations from people who have traveled to or lived in certain countries where there is a greater risk of disease. There might be additional restrictions in place as eligibility for blood donation is at the sole discretion of the organization collecting it.
Blood centers typically  allow eligible donors to undergo a whole blood donation once every 16 weeks (56 days). Donations through apheresis are allowed every seven days, up to 24 times per year.

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