Pilot projects lay foundation for national tissue surveillance and traceability system

Moulton, Donalee; Kondro, Wayne
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, pE259
Academic Journal
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.


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