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From: TSS (216-119-143-5.ipset23.wt.net)
Subject: Re: Summary of SEAC’s discussion on the second presumed case of blood transfusion-associated infection with vCJD
Date: August 11, 2004 at 2:47 pm PST

In Reply to: Summary of SEAC’s discussion on the second presumed case of blood transfusion-associated infection with vCJD posted by TSS on August 8, 2004 at 6:29 pm:

SEAC 23RD MEETING JANUARY 5, 1996

SNIP...

Blood Transfusions

18. Dr Collinge drew attention to Japanese research results from
Tateishi (1985) which suggest that blood could be a vehicle for
transmission of CJD in humans. Dr Will agreed to let members see a
copy of a major new paper by Dr Paul Brown currently in press and
offered to provide data to DH on CJD cases who were blood donors.
Although recipients of blood from CJD cases could thereafter be traced
through and monitored, the Committee felt that it would be
inappropriate to notify them in view of the very small risk involved in
relation to the stress caused. The Committee considered it important to
record details of blood donations by patients who die of CJD...

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http://www.bseinquiry.gov.uk/files/yb/1996/01/05001001.pdf


TSS



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