Transfusion transmitted dengue: One donor infects two patients

Farheen Karim, Nadia Nasir, Bushra Moiz

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Dengue virus can be transmitted via blood transfusion. We report an interesting case where two surgical patients developed possible transfusion transmitted dengue when transfused blood components of the same donor. Dengue remains a threat to blood supply especially in endemic region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-153
Number of pages3
JournalTransfusion and Apheresis Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2017


  • Dengue
  • Transfusion
  • Transmitted
  • virus


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