2010 Florida Statutes
Self-derived and directed-donor blood programs.
Self-derived and directed-donor blood programs.—
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.
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.
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.
s. 1, ch. 87-366; s. 52, ch. 91-297; s. 660, ch. 95-148.
Former s. 381.6015.