Prevalence of HTLV-III antibody among volunteer blood donors in Taiwan

R O C Blood Donor Association

1986 Vol.2 NO.6

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Each year, approximately 400.000 units of blood are collected from volunteer donors by the four regional centers of the Republic of China Blood Donor Association (BDA). These centers, located in Taipei, Taichung. Tainan, and Kaohsiung. collect 41%, 22%. 13%, and 23% of the Association’s blood, respectively, and the total accounts for approximately 75% of all blood used in Taiwan