Category: Latest Newsletter

April 2020

COVID and the Blood Transfusion Laboratory: Five Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ) Authors: Christine Cserti-Gazdewich MD, FRCPC and Jacob Pendergrast BA, BSc (Med), MD University Health Network (UHN)   1. CAN IT BE TRANSMITTED BY TRANSFUSION? As with SARS and other coronaviruses,

March 2020

Measles post exposure prophylaxis (PEP): IVIG versus other IG products. Which one should we use? Authors: Dr. Juthaporn Cowan and Dr. Bill Cameron, Infectious Diseases, The Ottawa Hospital   Measles cases occur sporadically throughout Canada. Post exposure prophylactic (PEP) treatment with immunoglobulin (IG) offers protection to susceptible individuals

COVID-19 Information and Tools for Blood Management.Find them here