Published in AIDS Weekly, June 12th, 2006
According to a study from England, "The role of iatrogenic transmission within the HIV/AIDS pandemic remains contentious. Estimates of the risk of HIV transmission from injections and blood transfusions are required to inform appropriate prevention policy.
"A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature on HIV-1 infectivity for parenteral transmission and blood transfusion" was undertaken. "All identified studies with relevant transmission probability estimates up to May 2005 were included. When appropriate, summary estimates for accidental...
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