Published in Blood Weekly, September 8th, 2005
According to recent research from Australia, "And objectives: Recent experimental evidence from rodent models suggests a potential risk for transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) transmission by blood.
"The emergence of a new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) has raised increased concerns about the safety of blood components and plasma products derived from vCJD-infected donors."
"Recent risk-minimization strategies have included a ban on the use of U.K.-sourced plasma for the preparation of licensed...
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