What is the role of inactivation of pathogens in the prevention of transfusion-transmitted diseases?

Updated: Jan 15, 2017
  • Author: Mudassar Zia, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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A desirable inactivation method would interfere the least with the function of blood products and yet be effective against infectious agents. Some of these methods are described below.

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