Entry #8306: Blood donations by MSMs in Texas

Current Version

RegionTexas
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (3-month deferral)
Start DateApr 2, 2020
End Datenow
DescriptionBlood donation centers follow the new FDA 3-month deferral guidance.
Sourceshttps://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/revised-recommendations-reducing-risk-human-immunodeficiency-virus-transmission-blood-and-blood


Revision History (2)

Revision by JerofDoorhandle

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (3-month deferral)
Start Date1983-01-012020-04-02
End Date2018-09-209999-12-12
NoteSince 2016.Blood donation centers follow the new FDA 3-month deferral guidance.
Sourceshttps://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/revised-recommendations-reducing-risk-human-immunodeficiency-virus-transmission-blood-and-blood

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
End Date2018-06-202018-09-20
SourcesNo
Reports (1)
  • All information is correct, just adding sources "American Red Cross has since changed its ruling and you can donate after 3 months of no sexual activity with the same sex. It only affects males who have sexual activity with other males. This went into effect in 2021. Information can be verified by contacting the DCSC of the American Red Cross. "

Ausyk created this entry.