Characteristics of Deceased Solid Organ Donors and Screening Results for Hepatitis B, C, and Human Immunodeficiency Viruses - United States, 2010-2017

Jan 24, 2019
The number and proportion of increased risk donors have increased since 2010, likely because of the epidemic of opioid overdose deaths. Compared with standard risk donors, increased risk donors were significantly more likely to have hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infection.

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