Tremendous efforts have been made to prevent the transmission of infectious agents by clotting factor concentrates. Blood donors are carefully selected, each blood donation is tested for common blood-transmissible viruses, and then the clotting factor concentrates are virus inactivated.
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Evensen, S.A., Rollag, H. & Glomstein, A. Hepatitis C virus seroconversion in a hemophiliac treated exclusively with solvent/detergent-treated clotting factor concentrate. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 14, 631–632 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01690743
- Internal Medicine
- Blood Donation
- Infectious Agent
- Clotting Factor