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Transfusions: Risks associated with blood transfusions.
Introduction: Blood transfusions have been safe in the USA and modern countries for some years. However, blood transfusions may still be a risk factor for disease in less developed countries or if you had transfusions years ago.

Condition count: 6; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor classes: Blood (10)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Transfusions: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Transfusions' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:



  • Hepatitis B ... clotting factor concentrate treatment
  • Hepatitis C ... clotting factor transfusion before 1987, blood transfusion before July 1992
  • HTLV-1 ... blood transfusion (before 1989)



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