Risk of HIV-1 transmission for parenteral exposure and blood transfusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Baggaley2006RiskOH,
  title={Risk of HIV-1 transmission for parenteral exposure and blood transfusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Rebecca F Baggaley and Marie-Claude Boily and Richard G. White and Michel Alary},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={805-12}
}
BACKGROUND The role of iatrogenic transmission within the HIV/AIDS pandemic remains contentious. Estimates of the risk of HIV transmission from injections and blood transfusions are required to inform appropriate prevention policy. OBJECTIVES Systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature on HIV-1 infectivity for parenteral transmission and blood transfusion. REVIEW METHODS All identified studies with relevant transmission probability estimates up to May 2005 were included… CONTINUE READING
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