Viera Fábryová, Adriana Vopatová, Klára Sviteková, Eleonóra Ščepkinová
The most important task of the blood transfusion service is to prevent the transmission of infectious agents by blood
transfusion. The article brings a review of blood portable microorganisms with their brief characteristics as well as
a summary of serological test used by our transfusion service to minimize the risk. Finally, it mentions the development
of new drugs that would remove infectious and immunohematological problems in blood donation and hemotherapy.