Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization in Sickle Cell Disease Patients in Tanzania.


OBJECTIVE Alloimmunization is a recognized complication of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion and causes delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions and provides problems sourcing compatible blood for future transfusions. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of RBC alloimmunization in SCD patients in Tanzania where pretransfusion screening… (More)


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