Arboviral Risks to Blood Safety in Australia
Seed, C. (2015). Arboviral Risks to Blood Safety in Australia. Australian Red Cross Blood Service ISBT TTD-WP Meeting.
The author provided an overview of the Arboviral Risks to Blood Safety which describes a number of risk management options and recommendations. The presentation was from 2015 and includes dengue, Ross River virus, West Nile virus, chikungunya, Zika, and other endemic viruses. They are currently not recommending geographically based fresh component restrictions during high transmission periods as there is a donor/product sufficiency concern.