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Adequate and Appropriate Donor Screening Tests for Hepatitis B; Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Assays Used to Test Donors of Whole Blood and Blood Components, Including Source Plasma and Source Leukocytes Guidance for Industry November 2007

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Adequate and Appropriate Donor Screening Tests for Hepatitis B; Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Assays Used to Test Donors of Whole Blood and Blood Components, Including Source Plasma and Source Leukocytes

Docket Number:
2002D-0081
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

Blood establishments are required under 21 CFR 610.40(a)(3) and (b) to test donations of human blood and blood components for hepatitis B virus using approved screening tests that are adequate and appropriate for this purpose. One test used to detect the presence of hepatitis B infection is the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) test.


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