Peter Wallis

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The Cape Triage Score (CTS) has been derived by the Cape Triage Group (CTG) for use in emergency units throughout South Africa. It can also be used in the pre-hospital setting, although it is not designed for mass casualty situations. The CTS comprises a physiologically based scoring system and a list of discriminators, designed to triage patients into one(More)
A patient was reported with suspected acute post-transfusion hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, 5 months after the transfusion of 2 units of red cells. The archived serum samples of the two implicated donations were retested by the original 3rd-generation assay together with another 3rd-generation assay and RI-BA III, and were tested for HCV RNA using the(More)
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