Full title: Chronic fatigue syndrome, XMRV and blood safety
Authors: Dodd RY
Research & Development, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA.
Publication: Future Microbiol
Publication date: April 2011
In the past few months, there has been public discussion relating to a new perspective on blood safety and specifically upon measures to prevent or discourage donation by individuals with a diagnosis of myalgic encephalopathy-chronic fatigue syndrome. This reflects an intriguing interplay between science, public health and public concern and illustrates some of the difficulties of making decisions in the face of uncertainty and inadequate information.
PMID: 21526940 [PubMed - in process]
View the abstract in PubMed