[Screening and early detection in blood transfusion: when are they indicated?].

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Screening is proposed to allow an early intervention concerning a diseased individual, but its public health consequences are seldom considered. We propose criteria to judge whether a screening program can be associated to a benefit to patients or society. These criteria refer to the magnitude of disease, the characteristics of the pre-clinical stage, the… (More)

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@article{Salmi1997ScreeningAE, title={[Screening and early detection in blood transfusion: when are they indicated?].}, author={Linda Salmi and Simone Mathoulin and P. Perez and Sylvie Lawson-Ayayi}, journal={Transfusion clinique et biologique : journal de la Societe francaise de transfusion sanguine}, year={1997}, volume={4 4}, pages={417-27} }