donor deferral

donor deferral

Transfusion medicine The nonacceptance of a potential donor based on lifestyle criteria or prior exposures to pathogens. See Donor exclusion criteria.
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Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men.
Over the past several years, in collaboration with other government agencies, the FDA has carefully examined and considered the available scientific evidence relevant to its blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men, including the results of several recently completed scientific studies and recent epidemiologic data.
com)-- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today they are revising the current blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men (MSM) from a lifetime ban to a one-year deferral and implementing a national blood surveillance monitoring system.
But Lane Blood Center, along with America's Blood Centers and the American Red Cross, believe the ban should be modified and the gay donor deferral criteria should be made consistent with criteria for other behaviors that pose an increased risk for transmission of transfusion- transmitted infections, Lane Blood Center said in a news release.
PPTA administers standards programs, including the International Quality Plasma Program(IQPP) Quality Standards of Excellence, Assurance and Leadership(QSEAL), the National Donor Deferral Registry(NDDR) and the Patient Notification System(PNS).
The higher prevalence of TTIs in younger donors as seen in our study can emerge as an immense public health problem as well as it may lead to higher donor deferral rates and so shortage of blood in future.
The claims making that characterizes reviews of the MSM blood donor deferral policy illustrates how stakeholder participation in public policy processes becomes key to the rhetorical politics of public consultation and reputational risk management.
Having lived in the United Kingdom for at least 3 months during 1980-1996 (considered the highest risk period for dietary exposure to BSE) is among the reasons for donor deferral under current U.
Having lived in the United Kingdom for at least 3 months during 1980-1996 is among the reasons for donor deferral under current US.
The experts who testified all agreed that an MSM donor deferral policy is needed, but disagreed on the appropriate length of a deferral.
In light of an increase in WNV infections in humans in Portugal and potential similar situations in other European areas, the inclusion of these areas of a time-limited donor deferral pursuant to Directive 2004/33/EC and the introduction of testing for WNV may need to be reevaluated," the request said.
WASHINGTON -- A parasitic disease being spread by sand flies in Iraq has prompted officials who oversee the military's blood supply to begin a one-year donor deferral for military personnel serving in that country.