Guidance

Sourcing blood plasma for import into the UK

Advice from the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs on source countries of imported plasma for transfusion.

Documents

Importation of Plasma as a vCJD Risk Reduction Measure: Reconsideration of Acceptable Source Countries

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Advice from the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) on the countries from which single donor plasma should be sourced for transfusion, based on new work to assess the risk of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD).

Published 25 April 2013