Current measures to reduce the risk of vCJD transmission by blood

SaBTO summary of measures currently in place in the UK to reduce the risk of transmitting variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) via blood.



Summary published by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) that sets out the range of measures currently being taken in the UK to reduce the potential risk of transmitting vCJD by a transfusion of blood or blood products.

Published 20 December 2013
Last updated 26 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance published.
  2. First published.