Glossary Term

Donor ID

A unique identification assigned to each deceased and living donor by the OPTN. (OPTN Policy Definitions May 2021)

An OPTN computer generated ID that is assigned to each donor after the donor has been registered in the OPTN computer system. The Donor ID provides a unique identifier that protects the confidentiality of the donor throughout the organ procurement and transplant process. (OPTN Bylaws Definitions, December 2020)