HIV contaminated donor's blood clears test, almost certainly infects patient
Yahoo! NewsThe Japan Red Cross Society says a patient was almost certainly infected with HIV after its rigorous testing had failed to spot contaminated blood that was later used in a transfusion. The Red Cross learned about the contaminated blood when it found out the blood donor, who is in his 20s, was HIV-positive after a second batch of his donated blood was tested on November 16, according to a spokesman for the organisation.
—Posted: December 29, 2003
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