Whole blood pathogen reduction technology and blood safety in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review with regional discussion

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BACKGROUND Despite vast improvements in transfusion services in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade, there remain serious concerns on the safety and adequacy of the blood supply across the region. OBJECTIVE This review paper ascertains the role of pathogen reduction technology (PRT) in improving blood safety and supply adequacy in the region. METHOD… (More)
DOI: 10.4102/ajlm.v5i1.363

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