In 1997 a novel DNA virus--transfusion-transmitted virus (TTV)--was cloned by a Japanese team from 3 patients with posttransfusion
non-A-G hepatitis (3).
Testing of posttransfusion
stored serum at CDC on October 28 confirmed by NAT that the donor was HCV-positive with genotype 1a and a viral load of >69,000,000 IU/mL.
Non-A, non-B posttransfusion
hepatitis: comparing C and non-C hepatitis.
Transmission of serologically silent hepatitis B virus along with hepatitis C virus in two cases of posttransfusion
cruzi por transfusiones de sangre, al confirmar 3 casos de infeccion posttransfusion
Fecal excretion of a nonenveloped DNA virus (TTV) associated with posttransfusion
non A-G hepatitis.
La menor sobrevida durante los tres anos posttransfusion
se presenta en el grupo de personas que reciben plaquetas, siendo al tercer ano de 35.
Persistent hepatitis viremia after acute self-limiting posttransfusion
Persistent hepatitis C viremia after acute self-limiting posttransfusion
Pathogenesis of posttransfusion
viral hepatitis in children with beta-thalassemia.
The Northern Ohio region received an exemption to ARC policy for investigating a suspected posttransfusion
hepatitis case and found a blood donor involved in a previous suspected post-transfusion hepatitis case that wouldn't have been found and deferred except for the region's request to investigate, the report said.
As these new threats emerge, so do new technologies, such as nucleic acid testing to detect HIV, and leukoreduction, which removes white blood cells that can cause posttransfusion