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.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 25.02.2002 – 00:00 CET