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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. Blood Transfusion (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... Palliative Care and Transfusions 16 Complications of Blood Transfusions Reactions That Damage or Destroy Red Cells Reactions That ... patient has a higher risk for acute hemolytic transfusion reaction (see page 16 ). For the same reason, there ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Red Blood Cell Antibody Identification (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... and crossmatch" In the investigation of a suspected transfusion reaction To help determine if hemolytic anemia may be ... e., if they are likely to cause a transfusion reaction. Some RBC antibodies are known to cause moderate ...
  6. Direct Antiglobulin Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... may also be used to investigate a suspected transfusion reaction. If a person being given blood develops a ... significant symptoms suggesting a potential for a hemolytic transfusion reaction, a DAT is done to determine if the ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. ... 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 ...
  10. ... transfusion may be given acetaminophen before the next transfusion. Allergic reactions Symptoms of an allergic reaction include itching, a ... blood cells (a hemolytic reaction) shortly after the transfusion. Usually, this reaction starts as general discomfort or anxiety during or ...
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