Virginia Code 32.1-45.3 - Certain testing of gamete donors required; Board to establish testing protocol
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Current as of: 2011
§ 32.1-45.3. Certain testing of gamete donors required; Board to establish testing protocol.
Any person using donor gametes to treat patients for infertility by artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, gamete intrafallopian tube transfer, or zygote intrafallopian tube transfer or any other gamete, zygote or embryo transfer or other intervening medical technology using sperm or ova, shall, prior to using any donor gametes for such procedures, ascertain the HIV status of the donor through testing as provided in Board of Health regulations. The Board of Health shall promulgate regulations establishing a testing protocol for gamete donors.
As used in this section:
"Donor" means an individual unrelated by marriage to the recipient who contributes the sperm or ova used in the procedures noted above.
"Gametes" means either sperm or ova.
(1995, c. 519.)
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