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Journal Article 
Author(s):
Pförringer, D; Braun, K F; Mühlhofer, H; Schneider, J; Stemberger, A; Seifried, E; Pohlscheidt, E; Seidel, M; Edenharter, G; Duscher, D; Burgkart, R; Obermeier, A 
Title:
Novel method for reduction of virus load in blood plasma by sonication. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Aim of the present study is the evaluation of ultrasound as a physical method for virus inactivation in human plasma products prior to transfusion. Our study is focused on achieving a high level of virus inactivation simultaneously leaving blood products unaltered, measured by the level of degradation of coagulation factors, especially in third world countries where virus contamination of blood products poses a major problem. Virus inactivation plays an important role, especially in...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Med Res 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
25 
Journal issue:
Print-ISSN:
0949-2321 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Anästhesiologie (DHM); Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie; Lehrstuhl für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie (Prof. Machens)