[Prions and risks for blood transfusion: the situation in 2003].

  • J. P. Deslys
  • Published 2003 in
    Transfusion clinique et biologique : journal de…

Abstract

In 2003, Prions still constitute a biological enigma and a public health concern. The risks of transmission of the so called "mad cow disease" are now under control but concerns still persist about potential secondary transmissions, notably via blood transfusion. Information obtained from diseases previously observed in animals (scrapie of sheep and goat… (More)

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@article{Deslys2003PrionsAR, title={[Prions and risks for blood transfusion: the situation in 2003].}, author={J. P. Deslys}, journal={Transfusion clinique et biologique : journal de la Societe francaise de transfusion sanguine}, year={2003}, volume={10 3}, pages={113-25} }