Safety of Blood Transfusion: An Egyptian Study

  title={Safety of Blood Transfusion: An Egyptian Study},
  author={Dalia Abdelhamid Omran and Eiman Hussein and M Nagib},
Introduction: Blood safety presents a serious challenge in Egypt, having the highest prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV). Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of blood donor recruitment strategies, the seroprevalence of positive infectious markers among volunteer donors (VD) and family replacement donors (RD) at a University Hospital Blood Bank was studied. Methodology: Donors’ records covering the period between 2006 and 2012 were reviewed. All donations had been tested using the… CONTINUE READING


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