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MSM deferral period was not endorsed by IBTS medical committee

By Catherine Reilly | January 6, 2020

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) introduced a one-year deferral period for blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM) despite its medical advisory committee (MAC) recommending the establishment of an expert advisory group to deliberate on the deferral duration, the Medical Independent (MI) has learned. While the MAC found…

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