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and not with others (e.g. with plasma and platelets, but not with RBCs), conducted and pathogens are not endemic, in many developing and poor
the benefit of using such devices on a routine basis should be carefully areas – where the prevalence of pathogens is high, blood screening is
considered vis à vis the risk of blood or blood products pathogen lacking or not economically and practically feasible and the risk of
contamination. The feasibility of their usage may vary for different contaminated blood donations is extremely high – thinking outside the
locations. While the damage to the blood components may outweigh the screening box and using inexpensive, easy-to-use pathogen
benefit of using it in blood centres where careful pathogen screening is neutralisation/removal devices, should be considered. ■
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