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Determination of Babesia microti seroprevalence in blood donor populations using an investigational enzyme immunoassay.

Authors
  • Levin, Andrew E
  • Williamson, Phillip C
  • Erwin, James L
  • Cyrus, Sherri
  • Bloch, Evan M
  • Shaz, Beth H
  • Kessler, Debra
  • Telford, Sam R 3rd
  • Krause, Peter J
  • Wormser, Gary P
  • Ni, Xiaoyan
  • Wang, Haihong
  • Krueger, Neil X
  • Caglioti, Sally
  • Busch, Michael P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transfusion
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
54
Issue
9
Pages
2237–2244
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/trf.12763
PMID: 24995863
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The seroprevalence of B. microti in blood donors in a high-risk area measured by an investigational EIA was approximately 1%. The EIA shows promise as an efficient high-throughput blood donor screening assay for B. microti.

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