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Risk reduction strategies for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission by UK plasma products and their impact on patients with inherited bleeding disorders.

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SUMMARY: The appearance and rapid evolution of BSE in UK cattle in the mid 1980s, with compelling data supporting variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) as its human manifestation, pose a potentially severe threat to public health. Three clinical cases and one asymptomatic case of vCJD infection have been reported in UK recipients of non-leucodepleted red cell transfusions from donors subsequently diagnosed with vCJD. Plasma from both these and other donors who later developed vCJD has cont...

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Journal:
Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia
Volume:
16
Issue:
2
Pages:
305-315
Publication date:
2010-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2516
ISSN:
1351-8216
URN:
uuid:833b7550-f21e-4580-9e21-0356a6dc91da
Source identifiers:
219209
Local pid:
pubs:219209

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