Entry #740: Blood donations by MSMs in Kansas

Original entry by KoltonLane97 KoltonLane97 ()

RegionKansas
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (indefinite deferral)
Start Date1983
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to the Red Cross, if any man has had any sexual relations with another man, they WILL NOT qualify for a blood donation. Though the FDA 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 www.redcross.org


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1. Revision #26 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
Start Date1983-01-010000-01-01
Start Date Unknownmonth
NoteAccording to the Red Cross, if any man has had any sexual relations with another man, they WILL NOT qualify for a blood donation. Though the FDA 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.According to the Red Cross, if any man has had any sexual relations with another man, they WILL NOT qualify for a blood donation.
Sourceshttp://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/BloodBloodProducts/QuestionsaboutBlood/ucm108186.htm www.redcross.orgwww.redcross.org