single donor transfusion
single donor transfusionA form of directed (blood product) donation that consists of the administration of a particular blood component (e.g., plasma, platelets) from the same donor to one or more recipients with a special need (e.g., formation of antibodies to a “public” antigen). The volume of a single donor unit is 220–225 mL.
Patients who are refractory to random platelet concentrations—indicated by a failure to respond with the expected 1-hour post-transfusion increase in peripheral platelet count.
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single donor transfusionTransfusion medicine A form of 'directed donation' consisting of the administration of a particular blood component–eg, plasma, platelets, from the same donor to a specific recipient with a special need–eg, formation of antibodies to a 'public' antigen. See Directed donation. Cf Single unit donation.
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