Dec
2001

Bacterial contamination of blood products: Factors, options, and insights.

Depcik-Smith ND, Hay SN, Brecher ME
J Clin Apheresis 2001;16(4):192-201.
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Very good paper providing an excellent review on bacterial risk. However, data from Europe are not included (e.g., England’s “SHOT” study). In addition, undetected leakage of the more and more complicated multiple bag systems for universal inline filtration is not mentioned.

– V. Kretschmer.