Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and the Quebec blood supply

Germain, Marc; Decary, Francine; Chiavetta, JoAnne; Goldman, Mindy; Germain, M; D├ęcary, F; Chiavetta, J; Goldman, M
August 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/22/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p412
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Focuses on the recommendation by the Bayer Advisory Council on Bioethics regarding donations of blood by people who have been exposed to the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease). Decision which would exclude those living in infected areas in the United Kingdom and those who had travelled through the area; Survey in Canada on the effects of the denial of blood donors would have on the blood supply.


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