Selection strategies for newly registered blood donors in European countries.

  title={Selection strategies for newly registered blood donors in European countries.},
  author={Ryanne W Lieshout-Krikke and Dragoslav Domanovi{\'c} and Wim de Kort and Wolfgang Mayr and Giancarlo Maria Liumbruno and Simonetta Pupella and Johann Kurz and Folke Knutson and Sheila Maclennan and Gilles Foll{\'e}a},
  journal={Blood transfusion = Trasfusione del sangue},
  volume={15 6},
BACKGROUND Two selection strategies for newly-registered blood donors are available: a single-visit selection called the standard selection procedure (SSP), and a two-stage selection named predonation and donation screening (PDS). This study reviews the selection strategies for newly-registered donors currently applied in European countries. MATERIAL AND METHODS We collected data on donor selection procedures, blood donation, laboratory screening and HIV, HCV and HBV positive donors/donations… CONTINUE READING

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