UNOS Drops HTLV Screening of Donors: Find out Why
Dr. Daniel Kaul, Director of the Transplant Infectious Disease services at the University of Michigan, discusses the changing paradigms for testing of Human T cell lymphotropic viruses. The podcast reviews HTLV disease and epidemiology. Dr. Kaul specifically explains the problems that we have with current testing for HTLV in a low prevalence area such as the United States and the rationale for UNOS deciding to discontinue Donor screening of HTLV.
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