Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 162.007
Report to Recipient or Transfuser


A blood bank shall report blood test results for blood confirmed as HIV positive by the normal procedures blood banks presently use or found to be contaminated by any other communicable disease to:


the hospital or other facility in which the blood was transfused or provided;


the physician who transfused the infected blood; or


the recipient of the blood.


A blood bank may report blood test results for statistical purposes.


A blood bank that reports test results under this section may not disclose the name of the donor or person tested or any other information that could result in the disclosure of the donor’s or person’s identity, including an address, social security number, designated recipient, or replacement donation information.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0490, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 162.007 — Report to Recipient or Transfuser, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­162.­htm#162.­007 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 162.007’s source at texas​.gov