Emerging infectious disease agents and their potential threat to transfusion safety

  title={Emerging infectious disease agents and their potential threat to transfusion safety},
  author={S. Stramer and F. Hollinger and L. Katz and S. Kleinman and Peyton S. Metzel and K. Gregory and R. Dodd},
  • S. Stramer, F. Hollinger, +4 authors R. Dodd
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Transfusion
  • BACKGROUND: Emerging infections have been identified as a continuing threat to human health. Many such infections are known to be transmissible by blood transfusion, while others have properties indicating this potential. There has been no comprehensive review of such infectious agents and their threat to transfusion recipient safety to date. 
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