Filters provide traps for catching viruses

Beard, Jonathan; Coghlan, Andy
July 1991
New Scientist;7/20/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1778, p20
Reports on the development of filters which their manufacturers claim can sieve out lethal viruses, including HIV, from blood plasma and other biological medicines. Severity of the problem of viral contamination of drugs and blood plasma used for transfusions; Advantages offered by the filters; Description of filters developed by Millipore and Asahi Chemical.


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