TITLE

Blood-donor ban for UK visitors stems from Krever report

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara; Sibbald, B
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/05/99, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p790
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Canada's decision to ban blood donations from Canadians who have spent six months or more in the United Kingdom between 1980 and 1996; Reason for ban being to avoid donations from people infected with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (mad cow disease); Concerns that people will stop donating without reason; Telephone number for people to contact the Canadian Medical Association.
ACCESSION #
2362645

 

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