TITLE

Silent Sequences and the Safety of Blood Transfusions

AUTHOR(S)
Zuck, Thomas F.
PUB. DATE
June 1988
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun88, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p895
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the concern of physicians and their patients on the safety of blood transfusions following the emergence of AIDS. Development of methods for protecting patients and blood donors from AIDS; Findings of a study which examined the detection of AIDS infection in blood banks; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
6955672

 

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