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What happens to my blood sample after its taken?

After your blood sample is taken, the person who took your blood will write your name on the bottle. Scientists analyze your blood sample in the laboratory and send the results to your doctor. Your doctor will explain the results of your blood test to you. Your body will make new blood to replace the blood taken for the test very quickly.

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