Microbiological control in stem cell banks: approaches to standardisation

  title={Microbiological control in stem cell banks: approaches to standardisation},
  author={Fernando Cobo and Glyn N. Stacey and Charles Hunt and C Gallardo Cabrera and A. Nieto and Rosa Montes and Jos{\'e} Luis Cort{\'e}s and Purificaci{\'o}n Catalina and Angela Helen Barnie and Angel Concha Concha},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
The transplant of cells of human origin is an increasingly complex sector of medicine which entails great opportunities for the treatment of a range of diseases. Stem cell banks should assure the quality, traceability and safety of cultures for transplantation and must implement an effective programme to prevent contamination of the final product. In donors, the presence of infectious micro-organisms, like human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and human T cell… CONTINUE READING


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