Batch of 12000 blood plasma found contaminated with HIV in China

09 Février, 2019, 08:55 | Auteur: Yves Courtet

It asked medical institutions to halt the use of the batch and seal remaining supplies for further investigation.

The health commission of Shaanxi province in northwestern China released a statement on Tuesday confirming receipt of the National Health Commission's notice, and added that it would trace the batch for retesting.

A batch of over 12,000 human blood plasma has been found contaminated with HIV in China and the government has launched a probe into the latest medical scandal in the country.

The batch of intravenous immunoglobulin was produced by Shanghai Xinxing Pharmaceutical Co.

The NAT result on HIV for patients in Jiangxi was also negative, the statement said.

According to Shanghai Xinxing's website, the company was established in August 2000 by its parent company, the state-run Xinxing Group, which is directly under the supervision of China's State Council, a cabinet-like authority.

No confirmed cases of patients contracting HIV from infected plasma have been reported.

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Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy is often used to treat immune disorders caused by illnesses such as leukaemia, or acute inflammation and chemotherapy infections.

So, some mixed messages there, . but another definite blow to public faith in China's health services. Months earlier, faulty diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough vaccines resulted in the government slapping a record penalty of an equivalent of 1.3 billion USA dollars on the vaccine manufacturer, Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology Company.

Following an investigation, 17 officials were fired and expelled from the Party.

In July, it was revealed that at least 252,600 doses of substandard DPT vaccine - meant to prevent three infectious diseases - had been sold by Changchun Changsheng Bio-technology and administered to children as young as three months in eight cities. Ltd., the country's second-largest blood product manufacturer.

The ABC approached the China Meheco Group and various government bodies for clarification but was not able to receive a response - most government offices and companies are now closed in China due to Lunar New Year public holiday. Wang suspects that the contamination came from blood-plasma donors. According to China's Ministry of Health, over 40 percent of people who gave blood at illegal centers - which numbered in the hundreds - became infected with HIV.

"The root of AIDS in China was the plasma market", Gao Yaojie, a doctor who helped uncover the cause of the epidemic, told the New York Times in a 2016 interview.

The Associated Press contributed reporting to this story.

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