Knowledge and attitude of donating and using cord blood for transfusion among patients attending Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, South East Nigeria

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Okocha, Chide E. ; Ezeama, Nkiru N. ; Aneke, John C. ; Onubogu, Chinyere U. ; Okafor, Charles I. ; Egbunike, Chijioke G. (2017)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Asian Journal of Transfusion Science, volume 11, issue 2, pages 162-170 (issn: 0973-6247, eissn: 1998-3565)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/ajts.AJTS_113_16, pmc: PMC5613425
  • Subject: Original Article | Acceptance | Nigeria | Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs | transfusion | umbilical cord blood | RC633-647.5 | attitude | knowledge

Background: Allogeneic blood for transfusion is in short supply in most parts of the developing world. Cord blood for transfusion can be a significant source of blood supply to our health institutions. Aims: This study aims to investigate the knowledge and attitude t... View more
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