Transfusion-associated HIV

Kemper, Carol
February 2011
Infectious Disease Alert;Feb2011 Pharamacolog, p60
The article discusses research on HIV transmission through blood transfusion. It references the study "HIV Transmission Through Transfusion: Missouri and Colorado," published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a 2010 issue of "MMWR." The study found that a 40-year-old male who was positive for HIV donated blood which was given to an older man who underwent cardiac surgery and a patient with chronic renal failure.


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