#07: Is SARS-CoV-2 Transmitted by Blood Transfusion?

Duration: 15 minutes

Jan 19, 2021

Can Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, be transmitted by blood transfusion? In this podcast episdoe we will discuss with an Infectious Disease Specialist key points behind the precedent for respiratory viruses, factors to consider in an assessment for a pathogen to cause transfusion transmitted infection, the data available and the recommendations to maintain blood safety.

This educational podcast activity is brought to you by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., and is not certified for continuing medical education. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. sponsors the program, and the speaker must present information following applicable FDA requirements