Bone tissue, lyophilized and stored at room temperature for 15 days or more, is not capable of transmitting HIV, HCV or HBV

@article{Salvucci2010BoneTL,
  title={Bone tissue, lyophilized and stored at room temperature for 15 days or more, is not capable of transmitting HIV, HCV or HBV},
  author={John T. Salvucci},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Banking},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={99-104}
}
Over the past 57 years, 17 recipients of frozen bone have been infected with: HIV (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Morb Mortal Wkly Rep MMWR 37(39):597–599, 1988; Li et al. in J Formos Med Assoc 100(5):350–351, 2001; Simonds et al. in NEJM 326(11):726–732, 1992; Schratt et al. in Unfallchirurg 99(9):679–684, 1996); HCV (Eggen and Nordbo in NEJM 326(6):411, 1992; Conrad et al. in J Bone Joint Surg Am 77:214–224, 1995; Trotter in J Bone Joint Surg Am 851(11):2215–2217, 2003; Tugwell… CONTINUE READING
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