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Blood Supply Services

Programs that are responsible for acquiring and maintaining supplies of donated blood and blood products that support the needs of patients who require a transfusion.

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Body Donations

Programs that accept donated cadavers for anatomical study in medical schools or for use in medical research.

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Organ Donor Cards/Registries

Programs that maintain computerized repositories of information about individuals who have registered their intent to donate organs and tissue and the conditions under which they may be used; provide cards that people who want to donate vital organs, tissue or their entire bodies (for purposes of anatomical study) can complete, sign and carry with them; or issue stickers which can be affixed to an individual's driver licence indicating the intent to donate.

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Sperm Banks/Donation Programs

Programs that collect, freeze and store donated semen for future use in inseminations.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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