What are blood fractions?

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In referring to blood, the four major components that make up whole blood are RBC's, WBC's, Plasma and Platelets. Fractions are included in each of the 4 components. Examples include: Immune Globulins, Albumin, Clotting Factors etc.
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What fraction does the liquid blood represent?

Fraction of what? about 70% of a 70 kg adult is water --- or about 50 liters blood volume is about 5 liters (or 10%) but remember, about half the blood is cells (most

Which substance is obtained by fractionation of human blood?

Fractionation of whole blood is a process where the blood is separated into its different components. These form three layers - blood plasma, a buffy coat which is a mixture o

How can a Jehovah witnesses accept secondary blood fractions if blood giving is prohibited?

Hi I am one of Jehovah's Witnesses and would like to try to answer your question for you. We follow the scripture at Acts 15:29 that states "keep abstaining from blood" and th

Why can Jehovah witnesses accept secondary blood fractions because they can pass the barrier of the fetus while primary fractions as white blood cells also pass and are forbidden?

Blood is the combination of all the ingredients together. These smaller ingredients are not blood. Many of these are found in the food we eat every day. Many are found in vacc

If secondary fractions are allowed because they are no blood why are primary fractions prohibited because they are also no blood white blood cells are part of the mother's milk?

This is a natural thing that God has provided for mothers. It is unthinkable that He would give us this gift and then condemn us for using it. Not all traces of blood were rem

Fraction of minor blood what are they?

you have the four major components of blood. red blood cells, white blood cells, platets and plasma. not too sure on the last one. anyways, the each component can be broken do
In Jehovah's Witnesses

If abstaining from blood does not allow taking a major fraction why does Jehovah witnesses allow a fraction of a fraction?

Since the Bible commands us to "abstain from blood" accepting blood fractions is left up to the conscience of the individual witness. Some are OK with fractions, considering t
In Blood Donation

If it is wrong for a Jehovah witness to donate blood where does the blood fractions they use come from?

Since the Bible commands us to "abstain from blood" accepting blood fractions is left up to the conscience of the individual witness.. Some are OK with fractions, consideri
In Cold and Flu

Are blood products or fractions in the universal influenza vaccine?

There is not a universal influenza vaccine approved or marketed in the US yet, but scientists are working on one and getting close. It is highly unlikely that there will be hu