Factors related to allergic transfusion reactions and febrile non-haemolytic transfusion reactions in children.

@article{Yanagisawa2016FactorsRT,
  title={Factors related to allergic transfusion reactions and febrile non-haemolytic transfusion reactions in children.},
  author={Ryu Yanagisawa and Shigetaka Shimodaira and Kazuo Sakashita and Yoh Hidaka and Shunsuke Kojima and Fumie Nishijima and Eiko Hidaka and Masaaki Shiohara and Toshihiko Nakamura},
  journal={Vox sanguinis},
  year={2016},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={376-84}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Allergic transfusion reactions (ATRs) and febrile non-haemolytic transfusion reactions (FNHTRs) are the two major types of transfusion-related adverse reactions (TRARs). Although prestorage leucocyte reduction and diversion of the first aliquot of blood (LR/D) could reduce FNHTRs and bacterial contamination in adult transfusion… CONTINUE READING