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Presence and significance of transfusion-transmitted virus infection in Iranian patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Background and Purpose: Transfusion-transmitted virus (TTV), a recently discovered DNA virus, was first identified in patients with non-A to -G hepatitis following blood transfusion. Transmission is generally via the ...
Prevalence of antibodies to heaptitis E virus among male blood donors in Tabriz, Islamic Republic of Iran
Serum samples from 399 voluntary male blood donors were tested for anti-hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgG during July and August 2004 at a blood transfusion centre in Tabriz city. The prevalence of anti-HEV IgG was 7.8% (95% CI: ...