Transfusion Immunology and Medicine

Transfusion Immunology and Medicine

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Based on the proceedings of the International Convocation on Immunology held recently at the State University of New York at Buffalo, this up-to-date resource provides a state-of-the-art examination of blood transfusion practice and its future possibilities. Explains the immunological effects of blood transfusion as well as its immunological and microbiological hazards and offers potential remedies!TRANSFUSION REACTIONS: THE CHANGING PRIORITIES H. Perkins Irwin Memorial Blood Centers San Francisco, CA 94118 ... Hepatitis remains the most common infectious complication of blood transfusion, but only 1 in 6, 000 units now carry a risk, whereas in the ... Transmission of HTLV-I/II has also been markedly reduced by tests of donor sera. ... More widespread use of filters which remove three logs or more of white blood cells from components should play a major role inanbsp;...

Title:Transfusion Immunology and Medicine
Author:Carel J. van Oss
Publisher:CRC Press - 1995-01-27


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