Hepatitis B and blood safety.

@article{Kitchen1998HepatitisBA,
  title={Hepatitis B and blood safety.},
  author={A D Kitchen},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 Suppl},
  pages={
          S34-7
        }
}
The safety of blood and blood products is a global issue. Blood transfusion is an important part of modern medicine, but it is also an efficient route of transmission for a number of infectious agents. Although many countries screen all blood donations for a number of infectious agents, a significant proportion of the world's blood supply is either… CONTINUE READING