Problem

Incompatible blood transfusion

Other Names:
ABO blood group incompatibility transfusion reaction
Incidence:
The presence in transfusable blood of white blood cells, called leukocytes, is the main reason some people suffer post-transfusion fever and chills. Leukocytes can be filtered out but this adds to the cost.
Related Problems:
Blood cell diseases
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Blood
Surgery
Date of last update
25.02.2002 – 00:00 CET