adhesion filter

Adhesion Filter

A third-generation blood component filter which removes, by adhesion, 99% to 99.9% of the leukocytes found in units of packed red cells and platelets.
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adhesion filter

Adsorption filter Transfusion medicine A '3rd-generation' blood component filter that removes 99-99.9% of WBCs–by adhesion in units of packed red cells and platelets. See Blood filters, Leukocyte reduction.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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