Transfusion transmitted dengue: One donor infects two patients.


Dengue virus can be transmitted via blood transfusion. We report an interesting case where two surgical patients developed possible transfusion transmitted dengue when transfused blood components of the same donor. Dengue remains a threat to blood supply especially in endemic region.

DOI: 10.1016/j.transci.2016.10.013

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@article{Karim2017TransfusionTD, title={Transfusion transmitted dengue: One donor infects two patients.}, author={Farheen Karim and Nadia Nasir and Bushra Moiz}, journal={Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis}, year={2017}, volume={56 2}, pages={151-153} }