Redefining an Optimal Donor Deferral Period following Hepatitis B Immunization

  • Manish RaturiEmail author
  • Shamee Shastry
  • Dhivya Kandasamy



The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of Mr. Krishnamoorthy [Blood donor counselor] for his help during the donor notification process.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

Authors declare no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional ethics committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent

As per the department protocol informed consent [regarding disclosure of sero-reactivity] is obtained from all the donors prior to donation itself.


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© Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Kasturba Medical CollegeManipal Academy of Higher EducationManipalIndia

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