Entry #400: Blood donations by MSMs in Arkansas

Original entry by sofoust sofoust ()

RegionArkansas
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (indefinite deferral)
Start Date1983
End Datenow
DescriptionThough the deferral impacts all MSMs who have had sex with a man since 1977, the policy did not go into effect until 1983. The policy applied retroactively to 1977.
Sourceshttp://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/BloodBloodProducts/QuestionsaboutBlood/ucm108186.htm


1 Revisions

1. Revision #25 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
ValueBanned (indefinite deferral)
Value Specialna
Start Date1983-01-011977-01-01
NoteThough the deferral impacts all MSMs who have had sex with a man since 1977, the policy did not go into effect until 1983. The policy applied retroactively to 1977.This is decided at the federal level by the FDA, which has given an indefinite ban.
Sourceshttp://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/BloodBloodProducts/QuestionsaboutBlood/ucm108186.htm