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Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Following Transfusion of a Platelet Product from a Donor with a High-Titer ABO Antibody

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Sometimes platelet concentrates are transfused to recipients with a different ABO group to that of the donor. This is done when compatible platelets are not available and the patient's need is great. Often there is no apparent transfusion reaction, but sometime there is. A reaction may go undetected if it is not looked for or if the reaction is masked by a comorbid condition.

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