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Testing the Donor

  • Alan Kitchen
  • John Barbara
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Abstract

The transplantation of tissues from donor to recipient is a fundamental part of medicine today. A range of tissues including bone, skin, tendons, heart valves, corneas etc. are collected from suitable donors and transplanted into those patients for whom tissue transplant would have clinical benefit.

Keywords

Blood Donation West Nile Virus Infectious Agent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Screening Assay 
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© Springer Netherlands 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Transfusion Microbiology Reference LaboratoryNHS Blood and TransplantLondonUK
  2. 2.NHS Blood and TransplantLondonUK

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