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Many protective safety measures are in place to help ensure our plasma collection centers are safe during the COVID-19 crisis. A thorough screening is also conducted to ensure you can donate. Find out more

Testing and Processing Plasma


plasma logistics center

CSL Plasma Processing

Tracked Every Step of the Way
Our US Plasma Logistics Centers (PLCs), are located in Indianapolis, IN, and Mesquite, TX. These logistics centers are state-of-the art facilities responsible for receiving, storing, and shipping plasma that is donated at our collection centers. The inventory is controlled by sophisticated logistics software that is tied into our donor management computer system. This means we have "vein to vial" control, tracing each plasma unit from the initial donation, to laboratory test results, to logistics and on to the fractionation facilities - and ultimately to the product made from the plasma you donate.

plasm atesting laboratory

CSL Plasma Testing Laboratories

Putting Your Plasma to the Test
The CSL Plasma Testing Laboratories are located in Knoxville, Tennessee and Göttingen, Germany. Each Laboratory employs a combination of licensed technical, non-technical, and support personnel. The Laboratories test millions of plasma samples each year, ensuring the safety of the plasma. Both serological and Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) is conducted to identify viruses. NAT testing allows certain viruses to be detected even before a donor displays any symptoms or develops antibodies. This very sensitive screening can detect viruses earlier than serological testing.

First-time donors, please contact the center to confirm that your home address is within our recruitment area PRIOR to visiting since it varies per location.

*Donors can get up to $1,000. Payments and promotions for eligible, qualified donors vary by location and weight. Ask the center manager at your preferred donation location for details.