FDA advises testing for Zika virus in all donated blood and blood components in the US

U.S. Food and Drug Administration release August 26th, 2016:

As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated Whole Blood and blood components for Zika virus in the U.S. and its territories.

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Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Zika Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Components – FDA



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