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Indications of Cherry et al for an Exchange Blood Transfusion in a Child with Severe Pertussis

Specialty:

Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

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Description:

Severe pertussis may be accompanied by a marked lymphocytosis. Cherry et al listed indications for exchange blood transfusion to reduce the lymphocyte count. The authors are from multiple institutions in California.

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