The OPTN/UNOS Organ Procurement Organization Committee created this guidance document to address the requested deceased donor information removed from policy as part of a recent public comment proposal. This guidance document is designed to assist members in identifying additional testing and other information needed to best evaluate potential donors.
This guidance document is intended only to provide guidance for OPOs and transplant hospitals during organ placement. The scope and content should reflect collaboration between OPOs and transplant programs, taking into consideration their needs and best practices. This isnotintended to be a comprehensive list of all information necessary to evaluate organs for all donors.