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Archive >  March, 2009 X, No. 3

Safety

Ensure Your Allograft Safety

Michael Joyce, MD

Although the vast majority of allograft tissue is safe, the risks of infection and transmission of disease from donated tissue are real, evidenced by the occasional recall of improperly recovered or processed tissue and the rare report of transmission of bacterial or viral infection. Here are seven questions to ask your tissue banker.

 
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