Fresh plasma that has been treated with methylene blue to significantly reduce its content of virus with lipidic capsule.
The plasma units are filtered through a porous filter with a diameter of 0.8 to 1.2 microns to eliminate the leucocytes. Then, 83 micrograms of methylene blue is added per 235-310 ml of plasma and it is exposed to ultraviolet light at an intensity of 30 J/cm2 for 30 minutes.
Collapsible plastic bags.
With labels containing the following data: name of the centre, type of product, ABO group and Rh (D) factor, unit number, date of extraction, expiry date, results of analysis, type of anticoagulant, preservation and administration conditions.
3 years from the moment the blood is extracted.
The fresh plasma units treated with methylene blue can be divided into subunits.