Tag Archives: Blood transfusion

HTLV-1 in Papua New Guinea

Guest posting: Dr Ian Marr, Senior Microbiology Registrar, Pathology North, NSW.  Human T cell lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1), the first human retrovirus discovered, is found in some PNG populations and is an important topic for M. Med. post-grads and established … Continue reading

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Hepatitis B and transfusion testing – short question answers

Hepatitis B and transfusion testing – model answers to Feb 2017 tute questions

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Blood transfusion standards and resources – Australia

There has been much effort to rationalise the use of blood products and ensure patient safety. The current Australian national standard is available here and perhaps serves as a useful guide for countries like Nepal, PNG and the other nations … Continue reading

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