Blood Products Advisory Committee September 18, 2003


Publications for West Nile Virus Discussion (Informational)


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Detection of West Nile Virus in Blood Donations --- United States, 2003, MMWR, August 15, 2003/52(32);769-772.
  2. Biggerstaff, Brad J. and Lyle Petersen, Estimated risk of West Nile virus transmission through blood transfusion during an epidemic in Queens, New York City, Transfusion 2002;42:1010-1026.
  3. Biggerstaff, Brad J. and Lyle R. Petersen, Estimated risk of transmission of the West Nile virus through blood transfusion in the US, 2002, Transfusion 2003;43:1007-1017.
  4. Harrington, Theresa, Matthew J. Kuehnert, Hany Kamel, et al, West Nile virus infection transmitted by blood transfusion, Transfusion 2003;43:1018-1022.


Publications for Supplemental Testing for HIV and HCV


1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease, MMWR, October 16, 1998/ Vol. 47/No. RR-19.