The point after delivery at which birth tissue is under the control of the tissue bank.
Permission given after adequate information concerning the donation, recovery and use of tissues is conveyed.
The acquisition of reproductive tissue from a donor or client depositor by
surgical or non-surgical procedures.
A facility responsible for the receipt, maintenance and delivery to the ultimate user (e.g., transplanting surgeon, surgical center or research facility) of tissue for transplantation or research.
A process that includes receipt of a request for tissue, selection of appropriate finished tissue, preparation for transport, any required inspections, and subsequent shipment and delivery of tissue to another tissue bank, tissue distribution intermediary, tissue dispensing service, or end-user.
Donor Eligibility Assessment
The evaluation of all available information about a potential donor to determine whether the donor meets required qualifications for donation.
Donor Suitability Determination
The evaluation of all available information and testing about a donor to determine whether the donor meets required qualifications for transplantation.
Permission given by a living donor after they have been presented with information including any risks or benefits to her or him of the proposed donation, and who has been given the opportunity to ask questions and receive accurate answers.
Any activity performed other than donor screening, donor testing, acquisition, storage, distribution, or dispensing functions to enable the use of NAM for education and/or research.
Any activity performed on tissue other than donor screening, donor testing, tissue recovery, collection, or acquisition functions, storage, distribution or dispensing.
Obtaining tissue other than reproductive tissue from a donor that is intended for use in human transplantation, therapy, research or education.
The maintenance of tissue for future use.