Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as blood transfusions — that affect you. Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.
Have you received any blood transfusions?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Yes, one
→ Yes, several
Babesiosis can, in extremely rare cases, be spread person-to person through blood transfusions.
While transfusion-related HIV and hepatitis are now relatively rare events, emerging or unknown infections, transfusion errors, and immunomodulation remain compelling reasons to minimize the use of allogeneic transfusion.
Each year in the United States, a few cases of malaria result from blood transfusions, are passed from mother to fetus during pregnancy, or are transmitted by locally infected mosquitoes.
West Nile virus can be spread through blood transfusions.