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The seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among 559,890 first-time volunteer blood donors in China reflects regional heterogeneity in HCV prevalence and changes in blood donor recruitment models.

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BACKGROUND: A decrease in the prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV) has been reported among voluntary blood donors in some regions of China. However, the prevalence of HCV among volunteer blood donors in other regions of China has not been reported. The aim of this study was to investigate the seroprevalence of HCV among 559,890 first-time volunteer blood donors recruited during 2004 through 2007 at the Guangzhou Blood Center, China. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: Anti-HCV was detec...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Journal:
Transfusion
Volume:
50
Issue:
7
Pages:
1505-1511
Publication date:
2010-07-05
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EISSN:
1537-2995
ISSN:
0041-1132
URN:
uuid:63596502-12f1-425e-b047-664ecc3d3809
Source identifiers:
209749
Local pid:
pubs:209749

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