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Mar 26

The 2015 Annual Conference of the Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry

Mar 26, 2015

Booth No # 40 Hotel Granvia Okayama, Okayama University, Tsushima

Apr 01

The Biennial Conference and the 15th Congress of the Chinese Society for Cell Biology

Apr 01, 2015

Shenzhen Exhibition Center (Fu Hua San Road, Futian District, Shenzhen)

Screening Algorithm

AABB recommends the dual enzyme immuno assay (EIA) approach for deferral and notification of Anti-HTLV-I/II EIA reactive donors. The #99-9 bulletin listed by the AABB and 21CFR 640.10.e clearly states that reactive unit should be further tested whenever a supplemental (additional, more specific) test has been approved for such use by FDA.

Dual Enzyme EIA Algorithm

AABB Institutional Bulletin 9/1/1999: Dual Enzyme Immuno Assay (EIA) Approach for Deferral and Notification of Anti-HTLV-I/II EIA Reactive Donors
HTLV-I Antibody Testing
Guidance for Industry: Donor Screening for Antibodies to HTLV-II
Stramer et. al. Effectiveness of human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV) recipient tracing (lookback) and the current HTLV-I and -II confirmatory algorithm, 1999 to 2004. Transfusion Complications. 2006; 46:703-707
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