Volume 15, Number 5—May 2009
Babesiosis Acquired through Blood Transfusion, California, USA
|Specimen source||Residence||Date of transfusion†||Date of specimen collection||B. microti test results
|Donor 1||Maine||Jan 1||Feb 26||Negative||256|
|Donor 2||Maine||Jan 1||Feb 26||–||<8|
|Donor 3||California||Jan 22||Feb 21||–||<8|
|Donor 4||California||Jan 23||Feb 22||–||<8|
|Donor 5||California||Jan 24||Feb 21||–||<8|
|Donor 6||California||Jan 24||Feb 21||–||<8|
*IFA, immunofluorescent antibody.
†Involving blood products from specified donor.
‡<8 is considered a negative titer for total B. microti antibody. IFA tests conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reference Diagnostic Laboratory.
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