(b) The recipient's HIV history, if any, may be located in the member's
health record or the Reportable Disease Database. Transfusions received 12 months
prior to the most current negative HIV test do not require further investigation.
(c) Donors testing HIV negative 12 months prior to the donation in question
do not require testing.
(d) Donors should be tracked by using, at a minimum, DEERS, the military
locator system, the services' reserve personnel system, and the St. Louis record
repository. Local preventive medicine units/activities may use state agencies, if
(e) The donor's HIV testing history, if any, may be located in the members
health record or the Reportable Disease Database.
(f) Donors implicated in a recipient look-back who are not beneficiaries but
who donated to the military blood program must be offered testing to ensure closure of
the case. If the donor tests HIV positive, the donor must seek his or her own counseling
(3) The product of look-backs.
(a) The look-back will continue until a known disposition has been
determined or until efforts have been exhausted.
(b) If the product was transfused, the recipient must be located and tested.
(c) Recipients should be tracked the same way you would track donors.
(d) The recipient's HIV testing history, if any, may be located in his or her
health record or the reportable Disease Database. If the recipient tested HIV negative
six months after receiving the product, the recipient does not require testing.
(e) Recipients who are now non-beneficiaries but who were beneficiaries at
the time the transfusion occurred in a military facility must be offered testing and initial
counseling in a military facility. No other services may be offered until the recipient
regains beneficiary status.