TITLE

Pilot projects lay foundation for national tissue surveillance and traceability system

AUTHOR(S)
Moulton, Donalee; Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, pE259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the foundation for the national tissue and organ surveillance system (TOS) sets by doctors in Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Alberta. It states that the system will focus on the transmission of infectious diseases, malignancy transfer, and graft failure. Public Health Agency of Canada manager Cindy Hyson notes that the project should function as the groundwork for the improvement of a chain of reporting system during the tissue transplant.
ACCESSION #
48914568

 

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