Can I donate blood if I have Chagas Disease?

You are not eligible to donate blood if you have Chagas disease.
Guidelines on eligibility to give blood change from time to time. The most up-to-date eligibility information can be obtained by contacting the American Red Cross blood center nearest you.

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