Journal of Biology and Today's World

ISSN - 2322-3308

Ashwini Kolur

Department of Biology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India


  • Research Article   
    Analysis of Transfusion Transmitted Infections among Blood Donors in Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences
    Author(s): Ashwini Kolur*

    Background: Blood transfusion presently plays a key role in the management of medical and surgical patients. Large number of lives can be saved by using safe blood transfusion practices. Unsafe blood transfusion can be resulting in transfusion transmitted infection. There are very limited studies have been conducted in the coastal region of the Karnataka. Methods: Hence the present study was done to evaluate the prevalence of TTIs among the blood donors of Karwar Medical College Blood Bank, Karwar. Results: A total of 3183 donors were screened over 4 ½ years to assess the prevalence of infectious disease markers. On completion of blood donation, the units were screened for the five commonest TTIs namely HIV I and II, HBsAg, HCV syphilis and malaria. Out of the total donors, 3081 were Male donors, 102 were fe.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2322-3308-11.1.002

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