Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Iranian Blood Donors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

  title={Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Iranian Blood Donors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Hadis Musavi and Hamideh Rahimi and Wesam Kooti and Ruhollah Dorostkar and Milad Azami and Maedeh Sharghi and Hadis Ashrafi-Zadeh and Mohammad Firoozbakht and Ramezan Ali Taheri},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  volume={21 6},
BACKGROUND The probability of HIV transmission through contaminated blood and blood products is eye catching. 5%-10% of blood products are contaminated with HIV. Therefore, it is essential to provide safe blood supply to prevent transmission of infectious diseases. Current systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the weighted prevalence of HIV in Iranian blood donors. METHODS This study was reported according to PRISMA checklist for systematic reviews and meta- analysis… CONTINUE READING


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