Published in Blood Weekly, March 23rd, 2006
"Whereas plasma-derived clotting factor concentrates now have a very good safety record for not being infectious for lipid enveloped viruses, concern has arisen about the possibility that prion diseases might be transmitted by blood products.
"There is epidemiological evidence that classical sporadic Creutzfeld Jakob disease (CJD) is not transmitted by blood transfusion," scientists in Scotland report.
According to C.A. Ludlam and colleagues at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, "There is now good evidence that the...
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