Storage facility exists for sperm from patients positive for antibody to hepatitis C virus

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7064.1078a (Published 26 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1078
  1. Edwin J Massey, Registrar in haematology,
  2. H Dasani, Locum consultant in haemostasis,
  3. P Jones, Director,
  4. A K N Saleem, Consultant haematologist
  1. University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF4 4XN
  2. Haemophilia Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP
  3. Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest SA61 2PZ

    EDITOR,—We recently encountered considerable difficulties in arranging the storage of sperm from a 19 year old man with severe haemophilia A who was positive for antibodies to hepatitis C virus after an infusion of infected pooled blood products. He had normal transaminase activities and had developed no other viral complications. …

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