Effects of a major earthquake on blood donor types and infectious diseases marker rates

Sonmezoglu M., Kocak N., Oncul O., Ozbayburtlu S., Hepgul Z., Kosan E., ...More

TRANSFUSION MEDICINE, vol.15, no.2, pp.93-97, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.0958-7578.2005.00557.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.93-97
  • Keywords: blood donation, blood safety, donor types, earthquake, viral markers, SEPTEMBER-11, DISASTER, SAFETY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


This observational study attempted to identify the effect of a natural disaster on the safety of blood supply and donor types with the influx of donors after a severe earthquake.