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Journal of Blood Transfusion
Volume 2014, Article ID 412105, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/412105
Research Article

Screening Donated Blood for Transfusion Transmitted Infections by Serology along with NAT and Response Rate to Notification of Reactive Results: An Indian Experience

Department of Transfusion Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India

Received 13 August 2014; Revised 15 September 2014; Accepted 28 October 2014; Published 16 November 2014

Academic Editor: Silvano Wendel

Copyright © 2014 Rahul Chaurasia et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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