Observation of Blood Donor-Recipient Malaria Parasitaemia Patterns in a Malaria Endemic Region

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Faruk, Jamilu Abdullahi; Ogunrinde, Gboye Olufemi; Mamman, Aisha Indo;
  • Publisher: Hindawi
  • Journal: Journal of Tropical Medicine,volume 2,017 (issn: 1687-9686, eissn: 1687-9694)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2017/7149261, pmc: PMC5613642
  • Subject: RC955-962 | Research Article | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Background. Asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia has been documented in donor blood in West Africa. However, donated blood is not routinely screened for malaria parasites (MPs). The present study therefore aimed to document the frequency of blood transfusion-induced donor-... View more
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