Update: HIV-2 infection among blood and plasma donors--United States, June 1992-June 1995.

  • Published 1995 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2) both cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Following the licensure of combination HIV-1/HIV-2 screening enzyme immunoassays (EIA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that beginning in June 1992 all donated whole blood, blood components, and source plasma be screened… CONTINUE READING