Serologic testing of cornea donors.

@article{Glasser1998SerologicTO,
  title={Serologic testing of cornea donors.},
  author={D B Glasser},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={123-8}
}
PURPOSE To review the current requirements and rationale for serologic testing of cornea donors and to provide guidelines for dealing with results of nonrequired tests. METHODS Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations are examined with respect to current knowledge of the risk of donor-to-host transmission of systemic infectious diseases via corneal transplantation. RESULTS Negative screening tests are required for human immunodeficiency virus… CONTINUE READING