REGULATORY UPDATE: AABB Seeks Volunteers for DHQ v2.1 Implementation Focus Groups

January 26, 2021

The AABB Donor History Task Force is seeking volunteers to participate in focus groups to discuss the issues, challenges and successes with updates to the Donor History Questionnaire (DHQ). Focus group members will meet via conference call (for approximately one hour) to discuss their experiences with implementing the DHQ v2.1 during the COVID-19 pandemic. AABB also seeks member feedback related to the frequency and scope of changes to the DHQ and operational challenges. The information shared by the focus group will assist the Donor History Task Force in planning for future actions to meet the needs of AABB members. To volunteer or for more information, email Please include your preferred email, phone number, blood collection facility name, and your role with implementation of changes to the DHQ. Volunteers will be asked to complete a short survey in advance of the focus group meeting to facilitate the discussion.