The donor can be every cat which complies with the following requirements:
- body mass at least 4 kilograms
- age between 10 months and 7 years
- subjected to regular worms eradication and vaccinated
- not leaving house
- free from FIV and Felv
Donor is obliged to cooperate for at least one year. During this time blood is collected 6-10 times (dogs and cats can safely donate blood every 3 weeks).
The collected blood sample is tested for babesiosis. Blood cell counts and biochemical tests are carried out every time. After first collection, blood group is estimated and tested for HB and Bart. Results are sent by post,