A higher proportion of transfusing
facilities (45 per cent) than the surveyed collecting facilties permit autologous-homologous crossover.
Commonly referred to as ``bloodless medicine,'' this approach avoids transfusing
patients with blood other than their own.
But many years ago there were experiments with "passive immunotherapy" for HIV -- collecting serum donated from persons who were doing well for a long time despite HIV infection, and transfusing
this serum into persons who were sick.
DBA Systems, developer and manufacturer of threat simulation and training systems for medium- to short-range infrared and electrooptical guided missile systems, currently markets the Portable Air Defense System (Pads) threat simulator to the US, but is seeking cross-border interest by transfusing
its technology to all US Allies.
New York, NY) has patented a process for transfusing
cells which have been sterilized with radiation and a quencher of type I and type II photodynamic reactions.
the "wrong" blood type can trigger the recipient's immune system to attack the foreign blood, causing it to clump--a potentially lethal reaction.