TITLE

Transfusion-Related Transmission of Yellow Fever Vaccine Virus -- California, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Lederman, E.; Warkentien, T.; Bavaro, M.; Arnold, J.; DeRienzo, D.; Staples, J. E.; Fischer, M.; Laven, J. J.; Kosoy, O. L.; Lanciotti, R. S.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/22/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes a probe by a hospital blood bank and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to identify lapses in donor deferral and to tell whether transfusion-related transmission of yellow fever (YF) vaccine virus took place. The blood bank supervisor discovered on April 10, 2009 a breach in the deferral protocol of blood products gathered from trainees. Residual blood products from several transfusions had been rejected. The action being taken by personnel at the military training center to prevent similar event is cited.
ACCESSION #
47966536

 

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