Hepatitis E screening for blood donations: an urgent need?


www.thelancet.com Vol 384 November 15, 2014 1729 In The Lancet, Patricia Hewitt and colleagues report the prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) RNA in 225 000 blood donations from southeast England. Their study was based on HEV RNA detection by means of reverse transcriptase real-time PCR in minipools of 24 donations or fewer collected in a 1-year period… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61187-9


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@article{Pawlotsky2014HepatitisES, title={Hepatitis E screening for blood donations: an urgent need?}, author={Jean-Michel Pawlotsky}, journal={The Lancet}, year={2014}, volume={384}, pages={1729-1730} }