Viremic profiles in asymptomatic and symptomatic chikungunya fever: a blood transfusion threat?

Abstract

BACKGROUND The presence of a chikungunya virus (CHIKV) outbreak could have an impact on transfusion safety when there are a large number of infected persons during an epidemic. Serosurveys have found that 3% to 28% of infected persons remain asymptomatic and are potential disseminators of transfusion-associated chikungunya. However, the viremic profiles of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03960.x

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