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Section 3701.246 | HIV testing of donated body parts or fluids.


Any human body part donated for transplantation, including an organ, tissue, eye, bone, artery, or other part, and any body fluid donated for transfusion or injection into another person, including blood, plasma, a blood product, semen, or other fluid, shall be given an HIV test before being transplanted, transfused, or injected to determine that the part or fluid is not infected with the HIV virus unless, in an emergency, the recipient of the donation or his guardian, after consultation with the recipient's physician, consents to a waiver of this requirement.

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