CRCM  Vol.2 No.1 , March 2013
Loa loa microfilaremia in a blood donor—A case report
ABSTRACT

We report a case of Loa loa microfilaremia in a healthy blood donor. The potential for transfusion-transmitted infection and the possibility of transfusion-associated allergic reactions calls for stringent donor requirements. We recommend that all blood products be additionally screened for possible hemoparasites.


Cite this paper
Thomas, B. and Fagbenro-Beyioku, A. (2013) Loa loa microfilaremia in a blood donor—A case report. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2, 46-47. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2013.21013.
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