Blood safety & prevalence of transfussion transmissible viral infections among donors at the Red Cross Blood Bank in Gondar University Hospital.

@article{Diro2008BloodS,
  title={Blood safety & prevalence of transfussion transmissible viral infections among donors at the Red Cross Blood Bank in Gondar University Hospital.},
  author={Ermias Diro and Shitaye Alemu and Asfawesen GYohannes},
  journal={Ethiopian medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
BACKGROUND Although millions of lives are saved by blood transfusion, unsafe transfusion is also putting millions of people at risk of Transfusion Transmissible Infections (TTI). In Ethiopia the safety and magnitude of blood transfusion and TTIs is not well investigated OBJECTIVE to investigate the magnitude of TTIs and assess TTI related risk factors among blood donors. METHODS Cross-sectional study among blood donors at the Red Cross Society Blood Bank in Gondar University Hospital, North… CONTINUE READING
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