Infectious Disease

 

Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Transfusion-Transmitted Babesiosis: FDA Guidance for the Industry (presented 4/2/2020)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Define what the FDA means by a relevant Transfusion Transmitted Disease
-Review the FDA recommendations for Babesia testing for blood products
-Describe the FDA recommendations for donor and product management

Bacteria, Babesia & (Other) Bugs: Recent Regulatory Changes and an Update on Select Infectious Agents (presented 9/20/2018)

Instruction Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives:

-Discuss the spread of certain insect-borne, transfusion-transmitted infectious agents across the USA in 2018.

-Describe the regulatory guidances released in the past year for Babesia and Zika Virus, and what’s being considered to lessen the risks of transfusion-transmitted sepsis from platelets.

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