"Plasma donors help me to stay alive. I am forever grateful."

Sonia, living with CVID

"My name is Sonia, and I am 56. In my twenties I was diagnosed with CVID and have been receiving IVIG and SubQ (subcutaneous) infusions for more than 22 years. Before receiving these life-saving treatments I was very ill with several frequent respiratory infections that compromised my life. Now, I live a very normal life; I am a mother, a wife, and I have a successful career. 

"To raise awareness of primary immunodeficiencies and the importance of plasma donations, I am actively involved in advocacy, education, and patient support. I also frequently visit plasma collection centers to thank the donors. I am grateful for their donations."

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