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California: Governor Signs “Sperm-Washing” Measure

September 12, 2007

On Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a measure changing a law that had banned the transfer of bodily fluids from HIV-positive donors. SB 443, by Sen. Carole Migden (D-San Francisco), will allow the wives or partners of HIV-positive men to conceive utilizing "sperm-washing" technology to minimize the infection risk for mother and infant.

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Adapted from:
Los Angeles Times
9.12.2007; Evan Halper; Nancy Vogel


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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