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Blood: Contamination

Volume 461: debated on Monday 11 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many known haemophiliacs who acquired HIV and hepatitis C through blood transfusions there are in (a) Kent and (b) the UK. (140358)

Data are not collected on the number of patients with haemophilia infected with HIV and hepatitis C who are living in Kent. Data for the United Kingdom are provided in the table.

Estimated number of haemophilia patients infected through contaminated blood products who are alive

Hepatitis C1




1 Estimated data from the United Kingdom Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation National Haemophilia Database.

2 Data from the Macfarlane Trust.