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Title: Transfusion microbiology practice
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Issue Date: 1997
Language: English
Abstract: The provision of blood and blood products free from contamination with any infectious agents is globally the aim of all blood transfusion services and the staff working within them. Currently in many countries there is great concern about the safety of the blood supply. Many infective agents are potentially transmissible through the transfusion of blood and its derivatives. Although the relative importance of different areas of the same country, transfusion microbiology practice is a topic of a global importance. This publication covers theoretical and practical aspects of modern transfusion microbiology and considers a wide range of infective agents, including those that may be of special significance for few countries only. This publications is intended for blood transfusion specialists, technologists and technicians, who must strive to ensure the provision of blood and blood derivatives free from contamination with infective agents
Description: 143 p. ; 24 cm.
Keywords: Blood Transfusion
Subject: Microbiology
ISBN: 92-9021-230-6
ISSN: 1020-041X
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