Screening Donated Cells, Tissues, and Organs for West Nile Virus: Clinical Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : February 2, 2016)
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  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the risk of transmission of West Nile virus from donated cells, tissues, or organs to the donation recipient?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of screening donated cells, tissue, or organs for West Nile virus prior to transplantation?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the screening of donated cells, tissues, or organs for West Nile virus prior to transplantation?


Key Message

One non-randomized study was identified regarding the risk of transmission of West Nile virus from donated cells, tissues, or organs to the donation recipient.