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Another Stab At FDA West Nile Virus Screening Guidance

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA is issuing a new draft guidance Dec. 15 recommending the use of an FDA-licensed nucleic acid test on living donors of cells, tissue and tissue-based products for evidence of infection with West Nile Virus. It updates from a 2013 draft guidance on the same topic that was never finalized.