List of Articles Included with the TSEAC Briefing Materials

for Their Meeting on October 14, 2004



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(ref #34).            Foster PR. Removal of TSE agents from blood products. Vox Sang 2004;87 Suppl 2:7-10

(ref#36).            UK Department of Health. Patient notification exercise begins. Press Release. Sept 9, 2004 URL <> (accessed Sept 20, 2004)