TITLE

Use of blood donation history of people with HIV infection to identify recipients at risk

AUTHOR(S)
Gill, M. John; Meyers, Gwyneth; Rajwani, Amin
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/1994, Vol. 151 Issue 8, p1147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35492188

 

Related Articles

  • Failure To Develop HIV Infection after receipt of HIV-Contaminated Blood and Postexposure... Katzenstein, Terese L.; Dickmeiss, Ebbe // Annals of Internal Medicine;07/04/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p31 

    Reports a case wherein transfusion of HIV RNA-positive, HIV-seronegative blood did not lead to infection in the recipient because potent postexposure antiretroviral therapy was initiated promptly and followed thoroughly. Role of the use of HIV-antibody screening of blood donated for...

  • HIV Transmission Through Transfusion -- Missouri and Colorado, 2008. Lafoon, B.; Crutchield, A.; Levi, M.; Bower, W. A.; Kuehnert, M.; Brooks, J. T.; Selik, R. M.; Switzer, W. M.; Heneine, W.; Shankar, A.; Iuliano, A. D. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/22/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 41, p1335 

    The article presents case reports of transfusion-transmitted HIV in HIV-infected transfusion recipients in Missouri and Colorado in 2008. The blood donating history and sex practice of the donor is presented. The result of the serum test done on a recipient in Missouri is presented. Information...

  • One blood, two laws under gay donor ban. Fletcher, Jay // Green Left Weekly;2/3/2010, Issue 824, p9 

    The article focuses on the issue regarding the rule of Australian Red Cross Blood Service before qualifying to give blood in Australia, wherein LGBT people are banned to donate blood because of high risk of HIV infection and blood contamination.

  • Blood transfusion risks decline.  // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Mar1995, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p8 

    Reports on the decline in the risk for infection from blood transfusion. Reasons for the decline; Risk for HIV; Estimates of blood components infected with HIV; Misconception of patients concerning the risk of infection from blood donated by relatives or friends.

  • High Incidence of Transfusion-Related HIV Infection in Nigeria. Ubesie, A. C.; Emodi, I. J.; Ikefuna, A. N. // Internet Journal of Hematology;2010, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p2 

    There is a high incidence of transfusion related HIV infection in Nigeria. This was evident in our pilot study that indicated that the incidence was 1.2% in a teaching hospital in Enugu. In this article, we discuss several possible reasons for the high incidence of transfusion related HIV...

  • Genomic detection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by nucleic acid amplification test in a frequent platelet donor during the pre-seroconversion period. Pondé, Robério // Archives of Virology;Nov2011, Vol. 156 Issue 11, p2085 

    Since serological donor-screening tests for HIV were introduced in 1985, the safety of donated blood components has improved dramatically. However, these tests do not completely prevent the risk of transfusion-associated HIV infection related to the use of blood donated during the...

  • Avoiding Diseases Transmitted by Blood and Body Fluids. Pace, Brian; Glass, Richard M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/12/2000, Vol. 284 Issue 2, p268 

    Presents strategies for avoiding diseases transmitted by blood and body fluids, including HIV and AIDS. How to lower your risk of infection, such as practicing safe sex and avoiding the use of someone else's personal care items; Information about donating blood and receiving donated blood;...

  • For a change, an AIDS success story.  // U.S. News & World Report;1/8/96, Vol. 120 Issue 1, p16 

    Discusses a study in `New England Journal of Medicine' (December 1995) which indicates a low risk of transfusion recipients getting blood infected with HIV. Percentage of HIV-infected blood donations that slip through the screening process; Data from the American Red Cross; Comments by Eve...

  • Cord blood donation, testing and banking: A guide for midwives. Armitage, Sue; Sheldon, Joanna; Pushpanathan, Prasharnie; Ellis, Jonathon; Contreras, Marcela // British Journal of Midwifery;Jan2006, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p6 

    Banking of cord blood has developed to supplement bone marrow stem cell transplantation. Placental umbilical cord blood can be used as an alternative to bone marrow or peripheral blood cells to treat life-threatening disorders of children and adults. Cord blood is collected at no risk to the...

  • Identification of risk factors in blood donors found to have HIV infection. Bates, C. M.; Carey, P. B.; Martlew, V. J.; Shepherd, A. J. N.; Shepherd, A J // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Nov2000, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p728 

    To ascertain whether current screening procedures for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected blood can be improved, a study of blood donors found by Mersey and North Wales Blood Centre to be HIV positive was made. In total 22 donors were identified, of which 16 were referred to the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics