Current status of granulocyte (neutrophil) transfusion therapy for infectious diseases.

@article{Hbel2001CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of granulocyte (neutrophil) transfusion therapy for infectious diseases.},
  author={Kai H{\"u}bel and David C Dale and Andreas Engert and W Conrad Liles},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={183 2},
  pages={321-328}
}
The transfusion of neutrophils, or granulocyte transfusion therapy, has long been considered as a logical approach to the treatment of severe bacterial and fungal infections in patients with prolonged neutropenia or intrinsic defects in neutrophil function. However, despite numerous clinical trials, the efficacy and safety of granulocyte transfusion therapy remain controversial. Efficacy has been compromised largely by the inability to transfuse sufficient quantities of functionally active… CONTINUE READING
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