• References

    Hladik et al. Transmission of human herpesvirus 8 by blood transfusion.
    N Engl J Med. 2006 Sep 28;355(13):1331-1338.

    Posthouwer D. The natural history of childhood-acquired hepatitis C infection in patients with inherited bleeding disorders.
    Transfusion. 2006;46(8):1360-1366.

    What is a blood transfusion? National Heart Lung and Blood Institute website. Available at: Updated January 30, 2012. Accessed March 26, 2013.

  • Resources

    American Association of Blood Banks

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Canadian Resources

    Mt. Sinai Hospital Toronto

    Public Health Agency of Canada