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Detection of malaria infection in blood transfusion: a comparative study among real-time PCR, rapid diagnostic test and microscopy

May 25, 2011 - 08:02 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gholamreza Hassanpour, Mehdi Mohebali, Ahmad Raeisi, Hassan Abolghasemi, Hojjat Zeraati, Mohsen Alipour, Ebrahim Azizi and Hossein Keshavarz
Reference: 
Parasitology Research, Volume 108, Number 6, 1519-1523

The transmission of malaria by blood transfusion was one of the first transfusion-transmitted infections recorded in the world.

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Author's correction: Blood Transfusion Alters the Course and Outcome of Plasmodium chabaudi AS Infection in Mice

January 31, 2010 - 13:10 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Author(s) name(s)George S. Yap and Mary M. Stevenson
Reference: 
Infect. Immun. 2010;78 884

Volume 62, no. 9, pages 3761-3765, 1994. Page 3761, last line of column 1 and first line of column 2: "(0.7 x 109 to 0.9 x 109 RBC in 1 ml of saline per mouse)" should read "(7.0 x 109 to 9.0 x 109 RBC in 1 ml of saline per mouse)."

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