Stephen Field

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The hepatitis B infection of a patient, described by the IBTS as a “one in two million event”, occurred after a blood donation was made in the “window period” when the virus cannot be detected, even by the most sensitive tests available.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) has defended its decision to delay releasing information about the infection of a patient with hepatitis B (...)

A patient attending an Irish hospital was recently infected with Hepatitis B from a routine blood transfusion

The Minister for Health and the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) have moved to reassure the public after the first known infection of a patient (...)