Blood tranfusions

Blood service advice on COVID-19 risk – and potential for convalescent plasma

Blood transfusion services are advising there is minimal risk of bloodborne transmission of viruses such as to COVID-19 via blood supplies In an update issued on 16 March, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood said respiratory viruses such as coronavirus are not known to be transfusion-transmissible, and the virus is usually only detectable in the blood when ...

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