Published in Blood Weekly, November 13th, 1995
Bacterial contamination kills most transfusion patients, indicated Dr. Morris A. Blajchman, Professor of Pathology and Medicine, McMaster University and Medical Director, Blood Services, Canadian Red Cross Society, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Blajchman stated that while much research is being done in the prevention of blood-borne pathogens that may or may not cause disease in humans, nothing is being done about bacterial contamination of blood products and...
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