Kanika Kapoor unable to donate plasma due to low haemoglobin, has to wait for few days

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Singer Kanika Kapoor, who decided to donate her plasma after recovering from coronavirus has to wait for some time to donate her plasma due to low haemoglobin.

Kanika Kapoor unable to donate plasma

KGMU ‘s Vice-Chancellor, Prof M L B Bhatt, told PTI, “Blood sample of Kanika Kapoor was examined and almost all parameters pertaining to plasma donation were found to be appropriate. However, the haemoglobin quantity was found less than the standard. Hence, she has to wait for a few days for plasma donation.”

Kanika Kapoor unable to donate plasma

Dr Tulika Chandra, the Head of Department of Transfusion Medicine at KGMU said, “The blood sample of Kanika Kapoor was examined for the purpose of plasma donation, and it was found positive. But she has to wait for sometime.”

Kanika in her social media post had said that all persons she came in contact with in the UK, Mumbai and Lucknow had been tested negative and that she had duly followed the process.

 

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Kanika Kapoor, who had recovered from Covid-19, gave her blood sample on Monday for testing at the KGMU. The popular singer had tested positive for novel coronavirus on March 20.

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