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When giving blood, approximately 470mL of blood will be donated (7% - 8% of the blood volume of an average adult, i.e. approx. 1.5 cans of soft drink), plus 15mL for test samples.
So you've come to donate life-giving blood, and enjoyed your post-donation refreshments and biscuits.
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