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  1. Blood transfusion reaction ... immune response. This can lead to a serious transfusion reaction. The immune system attacks the donated blood cells, ...
  2. Possible Risks of Blood Transfusions (American Cancer Society)  
    ... that happen in the next few days, too. Transfusion reactions Blood transfusions sometimes cause transfusion reactions . There are several types of reactions and some ...
  3. JAMA Patient Page: Blood Transfusion (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... TRANSFUSION • The most serious risk is a hemolytic transfusion reaction . This occurs when the blood given to a ... with their own blood type. • A type of transfusion reaction is called transfusion-related acute lung injury , caused ...
  4. Red Blood Cell Antibody Identification (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... screen ; to help identify the cause of a transfusion reaction, hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) , or hemolytic ... or RBC antibody screen is positive; when a transfusion reaction is susptected or when a newborn has HDN ...
  5. Direct Antiglobulin Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... disease or induced by drugs; to investigate a transfusion reaction; to diagnose hemolytic disease of the newborn When ... of the donor blood to prevent a serious transfusion reaction from occurring. That is, the donor's blood must ...
  6. Blood Typing (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... the person can safely receive. A potentially fatal transfusion reaction can occur if a unit of blood containing ... Rh-positive blood could result in a serious transfusion reaction. Determine compatibility between a pregnant woman and her ...
  7. Blood Transfusion: Safer Than Ever (Harvard Medical School) (InteliHealth)  
    ... in less frequent severe reactions from transfusions. Hemolytic transfusion reaction. A hemolytic transfusion reaction — a reaction that destroys red blood cells — is ...
  8. RBC Antibody Screen (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... that of donor blood to prevent a serious transfusion reaction from occurring. That is, the donor's blood must ... MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Coombs' test MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Transfusion Reaction » See all Article Sources Article Sources « Return to ...
  9. Blood Transfusion and Donation (National Library of Medicine)  
    Every year, millions of people in the United States receive life-saving blood transfusions. During a transfusion, you receive whole blood or parts of blood ...
  10. ... cytokines) in the transfusion, also called febrile nonhemolytic transfusion reaction (FNHTR) These risks occur infrequently and are well ... General principles of home blood transfusion Immunologic blood transfusion reactions Indications and hemoglobin thresholds for red blood cell ...
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