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Efficiency of Leukoreduction

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Description:

Leukoreduction of blood products is done for a variety of reasons, the most common being prevention of febrile transfusion reactions. Quantitating white cells before and after the leukoreduction procedure is used to assess the adequacy of the procedure. The residual content of white cells is the number of leukocytes remaining in a product after leukoreduction.

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