All of the following blood donors would be permanently deferred except which one?
38yr old male who received rabies vaccine after a dog bite 3mos ago
What is the interval blood donations?
The oral temperature of a donor must not exceed which value?
What is the minimum acceptable hemoglobin for blood donors?
12.5 g/dL for allogeneic donors
What is the lowest acceptable hematocrit for allogeneic blood donors?
What donor meets the requirements for age, pulse, weight, and blood pressure?
Weight(pounds):185 Blood pressure:110/70
How long must a pregnant woman be deferred?
6 weeks postpartum
There is a 12-month deferment for each of the following donors except which one?
deferment: (1)donor received a blood transfusion (2)donor received a tattoo and body piercing (3) donor had sex with a person with hepatitis
except: donor received the hepatitis B vaccine
How long must a prospective donor with a history of malaria be deferred?
3 years after cessation of treatment
A lab tech who has a positive tuberculin skin test wants to donate blood. If he/she meets all the other criteria, how long is the deferral?
no deferral as long as there is no abnormality
All of the following are causes of permanent donor deferral except which one?
What is the length of deferral for symptom-free donors immunized with oral polio, measles (rubeola), or mumps vaccine?
Current testing on all donor blood must include testing for which of the following?
serological test for syphilis
Which one of the following tests is not required by AABB and is therefore optional during donor blood testing?
What is a commonly used screening method for the detection of HIV-1 antibodies?
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays
Currently required viral hepatitis marker tests include all of the following except which one?
When color coding is used for donor blood labels, what color is group A?
Which infectious agent is least likely to be transmitted by a blood transfusion?
In the very acute phase of hepatitis, which one of the following positive tests would be indicative of onset of a viremic state?
During the "window period", what is the only marker of HBV infection?
What is the minimum length of time that the patient's serum must remain positive for HBsAg before the individual is referred to as a chronic carrier?
Which viral agent causes the majority of cases of transfusion-associated hepatitis?