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Incidence of Transfusion Transmitted Infections at Tezpur Medical College & Hospital, Tezpur, Assam, India. (A Retrospective Study & Personal Experience)

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)

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Page : 1279-1282

Keywords : Transfusion transmitted infection; serological blood tests; State AIDS control Organization; Assam State Blood Transfusion Council;

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Any pathogen may transfer from one unchecked units of blood from a donor to a recipient. Transfusion transmitted infection is one the greatest challenge in blood banking practices today. In our blood bank, we are carefully follow the guide lines framed by State AIDS Control Organization and Assam State Blood Transfusion Council guide lines which further, followed by National AIDS Control Org. and National Blood Transfusion Council, New Delhi. Material and Method: The study was carried out in Tezpur Medical College & Hospital Tezpur, Assam for a period of one year from Jan 2016 to 2020 as per norms. All clinical tests were carried out like Malaria, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C, HIV I and II and other mandatory tests as per guide lines. Observation and Results: The results were recorded in different departmental TTI register as per NACO norms. We could record a good number TTI annually as HBsAg 114(0.55%), HIV 21(0.10%), HCV 34 (0.16%), and VDRL 43 (0.21%) and MP (Malaria) 26 (0.12) over a period of five year. Total collection was 20617 including both OPD and In house collection. Discussion: Transfusion transmitted infection is very common in tropical country like India, especially state like Assam. Pathogen may skip through whole blood, blood by products, plasma, plasma derivatives and different phages of experiment while doing collection, un checked / poor testing facility and result into unexpected outcome.

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