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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According to the current 'blood donor deferral policy,' gays, lesbians, and bisexuals, as groups at high-risk of being HIV or AIDS positive, as well as those who have a record of a malignant tumors, or those with leukemia, are banned from donating blood for life.
2) Low hemoglobin levels remain the largest cause of donor deferral (48.
Objective: To determine the demographic features and causes of donor deferral in blood donors.
Objective: To analyse the rates and reasons for donor deferral at a blood bank in Saudi Arabia.
The United States Food and Drug Administration Tuesday started official reconsideration of its blood donor deferral recommendations that limits blood donations from gay and bisexual men following its overturning of the ban on all blood donations from men who have sex with men in December last year.
In February 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued recommendations for donor screening, donor deferral, and product management to reduce the risk for transfusion-transmitted Zika virus in the United States and its territories (5).
In the present study, the overall donor deferral was 7% with predominance in females (33.
Jain, "Analysis of blood donor deferral characteristics in Delhi, India," Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, vol.
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.
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.