transfusion reaction


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Related to transfusion reaction: hemolytic transfusion reaction
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Noun1.transfusion reaction - reaction of the body to a transfusion of blood that is not compatible with its own bloodtransfusion reaction - reaction of the body to a transfusion of blood that is not compatible with its own blood; an adverse reaction can range from fever and hives to renal failure and shock and death
response, reaction - a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
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We report a case of human moderate septic transfusion reaction caused by P.
In these cases there is present immunization of receptor and late transfusion reaction in individuals with formed anti-D antigen in blood serum.
The most common causes of IgG-mediated hemolysis are warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia (WAIHA) and delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction (DHTR).
Once an allo-antibody has been excluded, it is generally acceptable to administer red cell transfusions to patients whose DAT is positive and where the indirect anti-globulin test (IAT) phase of the crossmatch is also positive; a haemolytic transfusion reaction in these patients is unlikely.
The crossmatch tests only for antibodies to red blood cells and not to white blood cells or platelets; therefore, immunogenic transfusion reaction are still possible (Harrell and Kristensen, 1995).
(13) As dePEGylation ensues, donor RBC surface antigens would be exposed to host antibodies and hemolytic transfusion reaction could occur.
However, pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A markedly inhibits the haemolytic activity of complement (2), probably explaining the attenuated transfusion reaction in this patient.
Smith every 15 minutes because I need to know if she has a transfusion reaction?" Instead you need to say to her, "please take vital signs on Mr.
Daniels (Bristol Institute for Transfusion Services) and Bromilow (DiaMed AG) describe the ABO, Rh, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, MNS, Diego, and Lewis blood group systems, and explain the clinical significance of blood group antibodies causing hemolytic transfusion reaction and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn.
"Giving type A blood to a type B recipient causes an acute transfusion reaction," says Dr.
For the initial 15 minutes after the start of the infusion, the patient was observed for any sign of transfusion reaction. Thereafter, if all went well, the infusion rate was increased until the transfusion was complete.

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