Low frequency of observed anti-HLA among transfused preterm infants.

@article{Ishibashi2003LowFO,
  title={Low frequency of observed anti-HLA among transfused preterm infants.},
  author={Naohisa Ishibashi and H Ohto and Niro Ujiie and Hiromichi Ariga and Tsutomu Ishii and Hitoshi Suzuki},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2003},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={663-7}
}
BACKGROUND Although low-birth-weight infants (LBWI) often receive multiple transfusions, there is controversial information on their development of antibodies against WBCs or platelets. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 52 LBWI with birth weights less than 1500 g were randomly assigned to receive either RBCs that had been WBC- reduced (n = 25) or… CONTINUE READING