Donor Issues


Date Published

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) seroprevalence in Japanese blood donors and high detection frequency of CMV DNA in elderly donors.

October 1, 2013

Donors’ perspectives on self-deferral of men having sex with men from blood donation.

October 1, 2013

Testing UK blood donors for exposure to human parvovirus 4 using a time-resolved fluorescence immunoassay to screen sera and Western blot to confirm reactive samples.

May 30, 2013

Detection of occult hepatitis B virus infection among blood donors in Sudan.

April 1, 2013

Occult hepatitis B virus infection among hepatitis C virus seropositive and seronegative blood donors in Alexandria, Egypt.

April 1, 2013

Undisclosed human immunodeficiency virus risk factors identified through a computer-based questionnaire program among blood donors in Brazil.

March 22, 2013

Prevalence and incidence of HIV and hepatitis B among blood donors and estimated residual risk of transmission of HIV and HBV virus by blood transfusion. A study at the Provincial General Referee Hospital Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. [Article

March 14, 2013

Hepatitis B escape mutants in Scottish blood donors.

December 29, 2012

The diversity of chronic hepatitis B virus infections within blood donors in England and North Wales 2005 through 2010.

December 7, 2012

High prevalence of subclinical iron deficiency in whole blood donors not deferred for low hemoglobin.

November 26, 2012

The prevalence and trends of transfusion-transmissible infectious pathogens among first-time, voluntary blood donors in Xi’an, China between 1999 and 2009.

November 26, 2012

Antibody levels correlate with detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA by sensitive polymerase chain reaction assays in seropositive blood donors and possible resolution of infection over time.

September 25, 2012

Need for nucleic Acid testing in countries with high prevalence of transfusion-transmitted infections.

September 12, 2012

The United States Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Study: evidence for vector-borne transmission of the parasite that causes Chagas disease among United States blood donors.

September 1, 2012

Prevalence and prevalence trends of transfusion transmissible infections among blood donors at four chinese regional blood centers between 2000 and 2010.

August 28, 2012

HIV, HCV, HBV and syphilis surveillance among blood donors in Germany 2008-2010. [Article in German]

August 1, 2012

Babesiosis surveillance – 18 States, 2011.

July 13, 2012

Detection and clinical relevance of donor specific HLA antibodies: a matter of debate.

June 1, 2012

Reducing transfusion-related acute lung injury risk: evidence for and approaches to transfusion-related acute lung injury mitigation.

April 18, 2012

Donor Testing and Risk: Current Prevalence, Incidence, and Residual Risk of Transfusion-Transmissible Agents in US Allogeneic Donations.

August 24, 2011