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Transfusion-associated hepatitis before the screening of blood for hepatitis risk factors.

Authors
  • Engle, Ronald E
  • Bukh, Jens
  • Alter, Harvey J
  • Emerson, Suzanne U
  • Trenbeath, Joni L
  • Nguyen, Hanh T
  • Brockington, Alicia
  • Mitra, Tanaji
  • Purcell, Robert H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transfusion
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2014
Volume
54
Issue
11
Pages
2833–2841
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/trf.12682
PMID: 24797372
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

TAH virus infections were a larger problem than perceived 50 years ago and HCV was the predominant agent transmitted. All hepatitis cases could be attributed to HCV and/or HBV and hence there was no evidence to suggest that an additional hepatitis agent existed undetected in the blood supply.

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