Published in Blood Weekly, December 28th, 2000
Research by Robertson Davenport, MD, U-M associate professor of pathology and medical director of the U-M Blood Bank and Transfusion Service, will ensure that human parvovirus B19 is not transmitted through the donor plasma supply, potentially causing harmful effects in some patients.
The research, presented December 4, 2000, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Francisco, California, has already resulted in improvements in the processing of blood plasma.
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