Global shift toward increased biovigilance

Vogel, Lauren
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p544
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Global shift toward increased biovigilance," by Lauren Vogel, which appeared in the April 2010 issue of "CMAJ." It reports on the initiatives of Canada, U.S., and Europe to increase biovigilance by surveillance systems of cells, tissues and organs. It states that Public Health Agency of Canada leads the creation of a reporting and surveillance system, while Center for Disease Control (CDC) launched a transfusion recipient surveillance system.


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