Assay can be used to determine blood donor and patient non-ABO red blood cell types.
While all blood types are needed, type O negative and positive are especially crucial.
With use of CD34+ cells via BB305 vector transduction, patients with severe β-thalassemia may no longer require long-term RBC transfusions as frequently or at all.
Blood transfusion from female donors with history of pregnancy linked to increased mortality risk in menOctober 27, 2017
Males who receive a blood transfusion from an ever-pregnant female donor have an increased mortality risk compared with those who receive a transfusion from a male donor or never-pregnant female.