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A review of transfusion reaction reports for the year 2008

Ismail, Rusmawati and A.Talib, Norlelawati and Mohd Shahid, Salman and Ramachandran, Kalavathy and Muhammad, Siti Aesah @ Naznin (2009) A review of transfusion reaction reports for the year 2008. In: 4th National Transfusion Medicine Conference 2009, 20-22 Nov 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Blood transfusion reaction is defined as any adverse manifestation following transfusion of blood or blood products. The symptoms of transfusion reaction range from a mild allergy reaction to a life threatening anaphylactic or haemolytic reaction. The National Haemovigilance programme requires all adverse reactions to be investigated and reported. For all cases of blood transfusion reactions, blood and urine samples should be collected for investigation against all possible causes of transfusion reactions. The samples together with the remaining blood bag and completed transfusion reaction forms are to be sent to transfusion laboratory. In addition, blood culture taken from the remaining bag and patient’s blood are also part of the transfusion reactions work up.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 4667/12373
Uncontrolled Keywords: blood transfusion reaction
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Basic Medical
Depositing User: Dr Norlelawati A.Talib
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 15:59
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2013 13:41
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/12373

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