non-hemolytic transfusion reaction
non-hemolytic transfusion reactionTransfusion medicine Immune reactivity to homologous WBCs in a previously sensitized blood product recipient, which occurs in 0.5–5.0% of all transfusions, and in up to 50% of Pts with βº thalassemia Prevention NTRs are minimized by using leukocyte-depleted blood products. See Leukocyte reduction.
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