Evolution of the residual risk of HBV, HCV and HIV transmission through blood transfusion in the Region of Valencia, Spain, during a 15-year period (2003-2017).

Evolution of the residual risk of HBV, HCV and HIV transmission through blood transfusion in the Region of Valencia, Spain, during a 15-year period (2003-2017). Blood Transfus. 2019 Aug 07;:1-12 Authors: López-Menchero C, Alvarez M, Fernández P, Guzmán M, Ortiz-de-Salazar MI, Arbona C Abstract BACKGROUND: Towards the end of the 20th century, transfusion-transmitted viral infections (TTVI) represented a huge problem for public health. From the beginning of the screening of blood donations, this risk has decreased to the point that it is no longer possible to measure it directly and it is necessary to use mathematical models. Using one of these models, the aim of this study was to analyse the evolution of the residual risk of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission through blood transfusion from 2003 to 2017 in the Region of Valencia, Spain. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Using data from the Blood Transfusion Centre of the Valencian Community, the incidence rate in donors and the residual risk were calculated for each agent and year by applying the most updated version of the incidence/window period model. For the set of the three viruses, these magnitudes were calculated as the algebraic sum of the specifics ones for each of them. The evolution of both magnitudes was analysed by the Mann-Kendall trend test and the Sen estimation of trend slope. RESULTS: The residual risks...
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