Published in Drug Week, April 2nd, 2004
"Malaria is a parasitic infection caused by Plasmodium species and it is especially seen in tropical and subtropical areas," scientists explained.
Y.A. Oner and colleagues at Istanbul University conducted a study "to determine whether or not malaria is transmitted by blood transfusion in Turkey and to define the rate and the differences between endemic and non-endemic areas."
Towards this end, "blood samples were taken from donors who applied to blood banks in Istanbul (non-endemic area) and in Adana (endemic...
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