donor exclusion criteria

Those criteria used by a blood bank to exclude blood from the donor pool when a potential donor has a higher risk of carrying a blood-borne pathogen

donor exclusion criteria

Transfusion medicine Those criteria used by a blood bank to exclude a person's blood from a donor pool. See Blood shortage, Donor deferral.
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Under a section on Donor Exclusion Criteria, the CDC noted: "Regardless of their HIV antibody test results, persons who meet any of the criteria [listed below] should be excluded from donation of organs or tissues unless the risk to the recipient of not performing the transplant is deemed to be greater than the risk of HIV transmission and disease (e.