Are isolated anti-HBc blood donors in high risk group? The detection of HBV DNA in isolated anti-HBc cases with nucleic acid amplification test (NAT) based on transcription-mediated amplification (TMA) and HBV discrimination


Altunay H., Kosan E., Birinci I., Aksoy A., Kirali K., Saribas S. , ...More

TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE, vol.43, no.3, pp.265-268, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transci.2010.09.012
  • Title of Journal : TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.265-268

Abstract

Aim: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) can be transmitted by blood transfusions even so using serological tests having high sensitivity and specificity. We aimed to detect HBV DNA in isolated Anti-HBc donors and show if they have transfusion risk or not.