reconstituted blood


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reconstituted blood

A blood product used in transfusion therapy composed of components of blood (packed red blood cells plus plasma), which have been recombined after their separation and storage.
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Blood was fractionated and reconstituted as described above, but in this case with monocytes depleted by adhesion to fibronectin-coated culture flasks, such that the nonadherent PBMC were harvested and reincorporated into the reconstituted blood. The degree of depletion from "complete" blood (i.e., non-monocytedepleted) was analysed by flow cytometry of [CD14.sup.+] cells in PBMCs.
Reconstituted blood reduces blood donor exposures in children undergoing craniofacial reconstruction surgery.