Transfusion of platelets containing ABO-incompatible plasma: a survey of 3156 North American laboratories.

@article{Fung2007TransfusionOP,
  title={Transfusion of platelets containing ABO-incompatible plasma: a survey of 3156 North American laboratories.},
  author={M. K. Fung and Katharine A. Downes and Ira A Shulman},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={131 6},
  pages={909-16}
}
CONTEXT Hemolytic transfusion reactions due to platelet transfusions containing ABO-incompatible plasma (ie, group O platelets into a non-group O patient) have been reported in the literature. However, limited data describe the extent to which transfusion services manage such platelet transfusions or the methods used to limit the risk of such reactions. OBJECTIVE To determine transfusion services' current practices regarding the use of platelets containing ABO-incompatible plasma. DESIGN In… CONTINUE READING

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