9 May 2019 (Thursday) - Transfusion News Update

The Transfusion News update appeared in my in-box today:

May 8, 2019
Life-threatening septic transfusion reactions (STR) can occur when blood components are contaminated with bacteria. Definitive diagnosis of STR, however, may be difficult due to a myriad of factors. In order to gain a better understanding of the current criteria hospitals use in order to diagnosis STRs [Read More]
May 1, 2019
Red blood cell transfusions are often used to treat patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), and these patients are at risk for developing alloantibodies that can lead to delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions (DHTRs). The diagnosis of DHTR is often difficult because [Read More]
The “Transfusion Medicine Question of the Day” is now available in Spanish for the first time. “Question of the Day” is a free interactive resource that helps professionals in transfusion medicine stay up to date on vital information in their field. [Read More]

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