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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 381
PUBLIC HEALTH: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 381.0601
381.0601 Self-derived and directed-donor blood programs.
(1) Any person residing in this state shall be entitled and allowed to participate in a program to donate his or her own blood, in order to have such blood available for autologous, or self-derived, transfusion at the time of a planned medical need.
(2) Any person residing in this state shall be entitled and allowed to participate in a directed-donor blood program to donate the blood of specific donors for use by a designated recipient, in order to have such blood available for blood transfusions at the time of a planned medical need.
(3) Such blood shall not be administered to any other individual until such time as the designated recipient no longer has a need for the blood, after which time the blood shall revert to the blood bank’s general account, except that in the event of a medical emergency, such blood from a designated donor may be used to meet the emergency need.
History.s. 1, ch. 87-366; s. 52, ch. 91-297; s. 660, ch. 95-148.
Note.Former s. 381.6015.