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2014, 1(4): 51-55 Back to browse issues page
Prevalence of viral infection of blood donors in Ilam blood transfusion center
Farajolah Maleki , Saeid Hemati , Zahra Mahdavi , Mitra Azizian , Mansour Amraei
Ilam University of Medical Sciences , amraei_m@yahoo.com
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Introduction:Blood-borne infectious agents are one of the main anxieties of Blood Transfusion Organization in all countries. According to WHO, the blood healthy and blood safety is included ensuring and monitoring of quality and efficiency for all patients requiring blood transfusion. We at the current study intend that survey prevalence HIV Ab, HCV Ab, HBS Ag Among blood donors refer to the Blood Transfusion Organization of Ilam in 2010-2011. Materials and methods:The sample size was folders of 4005 subjects who entered into the study with census method. Screening test was performed for hepatitis B surface antigen, Antibodies against hepatitis C virus and HIV Ab. For confirmed positive result that obtain by screening test we use for HBV, HCV, HIV respectively. Results: Number (percent) of subjects with hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV among the infected blood donors were 29 (70.7%), 11 (26.8%) and 1 (2.5%), respectively. There was no significant association between education level and disease (P>0.05), Significant correlation (P<0.01) was found between job variables and disease Conclusion: The low prevalence of HIV infection in this study and other similar studies in Iran May be due to the higher percentage of more regular volunteer donors in Iran As the World Health Organization studies show that voluntary donors are with the lowest prevalence of HIV, hepatitis viruses and other blood-borne infections
Keywords: Prevalence, Viral Infection, Blood, Donors
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Physiology
Received: 2015/03/3 | Accepted: 2015/03/7 | Published: 2015/03/13

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