Printable Update for Insertion Into Standards D3.000

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CHANGES TO AATB STANDARDS FOR TISSUE BANKING

SECTION D - ACQUISITION OF TISSUE: CONSENT, DONOR SCREENING, AND TISSUE RECOVERY AND COLLECTION


D3.000 MONETARY COMPENSATION TO DONORS
Monetary inducement or goods or services of value shall not be offered to a donor, DeceasedDonor’s Next of Kin, the donor’s estate, or any other third party, except that the tissue bank may reimburse responsible third parties for costs directly associated with a donation and may reimburse Living Donors for costs associated with an acceptable donation, including compensation for restoration of lost earnings when directly attributable to donation. Donors or their families should not be responsible for any expenses related to the Recovery of allogeneic tissue.

(R) Monetary compensation to donors of reproductive tissue is allowed if the compensationis compliant with current ASRM Guidelines for Gamete and Embryo Donation.

Publication date: January 4, 2011 (AATB Bulletin No. 11-01)  
Effective date: immediately