TITLE

THE EU DIRECTIVE — IMPLICATIONS FOR IVF UNITS

AUTHOR(S)
Hartshorne, Geraldine M.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics;Jun2004, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p185
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of the European Union's directive on setting standards of quality and safety for the donation, procurement, testing, processing, storage and distribution of human tissues and cells for in vitro fertilization. Suggestion that the directive will require establishments handling tissues or cells for therapeutic use to be inspected and licensed by a competent authority set up in their own country; Concern of assisted conception units over the air quality standards required under the directive.
ACCESSION #
15032413

 

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