haematology

Risk of vCJD transmission through donated blood is decreasing: report

Latest estimates on the risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) through donated blood components are lower than previous reports, the UK government says.  The Department of Health and Social Care used a mathematical model to provide a ‘highly precautionary’ estimate of how many future clinical cases and infections could occur. The model assumed there ...

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