Published in Blood Weekly, June 28th, 2001
As a result, investigators suggest that blood centers should be cautious about administering abbreviated screening histories to repeat whole blood donors prior to accepting their donations.
George B. Schreiber and colleagues at Westat, with assistance from personnel at Blood Centers of the Pacific-Irwin Centers, examined the incidence of being infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human T-cell lymphoma/leukemia virus (HTLV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and hepatitis B virus (HBV) among more...
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