Transfusion Transmitted Infections in Armed Forces: Prevalence and Trends.

BACKGROUND This study presents data on the prevalence rate of infectious markers among voluntary and replacement donors in the blood transfusion service in Armed Forces from 2000 to 2004. METHODS 39,646 units of blood were collected from donors during the period from 2000 to 2004. All the samples were screened for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg… (More)