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Survey of Blood Collection Centers and Implementation of Guidance for Prevention of Transfusion-Transmitted Zika Virus Infection — Puerto Rico, 2016

MMWR Early Release April 08, 2016  V.65  Early Release

Amber M. Vasquez, MD; Mathew R.P. Sapiano, PhD; Sridhar V. Basavaraju, MD; et al.

No blood transfusion-transmitted cases of Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland. However, because a large percentage of persons infected with Zika virus are asymptomatic, the risk for transfusion-transmitted Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico and other areas of the United States and its territories is of concern.

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http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/pdfs/mm6514e1.pdf

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