Published in Blood Weekly, August 7th, 1995
In order to provide a high level of confidence in the safety of allograft bone procedures, chemical decontamination appears necessary, stated Stephen D. Cook, Ph.D., and colleagues, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Cook et al. used rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) that were infected with SIV in order to study disease transmission in allograft bone and to find if processing techniques could eliminate the potential for disease transmission ("Simian...
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