[HIV, HCV, HBV and syphilis infections among blood donors in Germany 2005. Report from the Robert Koch Institute in accordance with Article 22 of the Transfusion Act].

@article{Offergeld2007HIVHH,
  title={[HIV, HCV, HBV and syphilis infections among blood donors in Germany 2005. Report from the Robert Koch Institute in accordance with Article 22 of the Transfusion Act].},
  author={Ruth Offergeld and Scott Ritter and Osamah Hamouda},
  journal={Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={1221-31}
}
The Robert Koch Institute collects and evaluates data on the prevalence and incidence of HIV, hepatitis C (HCV), hepatitis B (HBV) and syphilis infections among blood and plasma donors in Germany according to article 22 of the Transfusion Act. The surveillance data permit an assessment of the occurrence of infections in the blood donor population and consequently the safety of the collected donations. This report includes data from all blood donation services in Germany for 2005. In total, 6.26… CONTINUE READING

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