Transfusion complications in thalassemia patients: a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CME).
Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland, California; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York; Children's Hospital Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Atlanta, Georgia; Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
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Apr 01, 2014
Hemosiderosis, transfusion reactions, and infections continue to be major problems in thalassemia. New pathogens were noted. National guidelines for RBC phenotyping and preparation are needed to decrease transfusion-related morbidity.
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