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Risk of transfusion-associated dengue: screening of blood donors from Pune, western India.

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Summary of "Risk of transfusion-associated dengue: screening of blood donors from Pune, western India."

Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease, is endemic in >125 countries worldwide. The threat of blood-borne transmission of dengue virus (DENV) has been documented.

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Name: Transfusion
ISSN: 1537-2995
Pages: 458-462

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