Entry #1465: Blood donations by MSMs in American Samoa

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RegionAmerican Samoa
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (indefinite deferral)
Start Date1983
End Datenow
DescriptionBan on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
Sourceshttp://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/BloodBloodProducts/QuestionsaboutBlood/ucm108186.htm
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "donating blood is not allowed if a man has had sex with another man within the past 6 months of donating, or if a female has had sex with a man who had sex with a man in te past 6 months"

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