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Characteristics and Donation Outcomes of Potential Organ Donors Perceived to be at Increased Risk for Blood Borne Virus Transmission

an Australian Cohort Study 2010-2018

With hepatitis C (HCV) curative therapy, more potential donors may now be suitable. We sought to describe potential deceased donors with increased BBV transmission risk. We conducted a cohort study of all potential organ donors referred in New South Wales, Australia, 2010-2018. We compared baseline risk potential donors to potential donors with increased BBV transmission risk, due to history of HIV, HCV or hepatitis B and/or behavioural risk factors.

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