Residual infectious disease risk in screened blood transfusion from a high-prevalence population: Santa Catarina, Brazil

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2008

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Maresch, Christina
Schluter, Philip J
Wilson, Andrew D
Sleigh, Adrian

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Wiley-Blackwell

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Infectious disease testing has improved but viral infection transmission through transfusion continues to occur. Residual risk, however, is now so low in some countries that it can only be estimated by mathematical modeling. With hierarchical

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Keywords: article; blood donor; blood sampling; blood transfusion; Brazil; confidence interval; Hepatitis B virus; Hepatitis C virus; human; Human immunodeficiency virus; Human T cell leukemia virus; incidence; infection; infection risk; prevalence; vascularization

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Transfusion

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1111/j.1537-2995.2007.01521.x

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2037-12-31