Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 30th, 1999
This guidance, a precautionary measure, asks blood centers to exclude potential donors who have spent six or more cumulative months in the United Kingdom between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1996, from donating blood.
The FDA's guidance was developed in parallel with Canada's health ministry, Health Canada, which issued similar guidance for its blood establishments.
The FDA expects blood centers to implement the new...
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