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Rationale and recommendations for the irradiation of blood products

Critical Reviews in Oncology/hematology

Jan 1, 1987

S L Pritchard, Paul C Rogers

PMID: 3311424

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Blood products are often irradiated to prevent proliferation of lymphocytes which could cause graft-vs.-host disease in immunocompromised recipients. The effects of irradiation on the function of blood components is discussed. It is concluded that 1500 rad is sufficient to prevent lymph...read more

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Therapeutic Immunosuppression
Absolute Neutrophil Count
Blood product
Graft-vs-Host Disease
Specimen Type - Lymphocytes
Proliferation (Morphologic Abnormality)
Neutrophil
Blood Transfusion
Erythrocytes
Specimen Type - Erythrocytes
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Rationale and recommendations for the irradiation of blood products

Critical Reviews in Oncology/hematology

Jan 1, 1987

S L Pritchard, Paul C Rogers

PMID: 3311424

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Abstract

Blood products are often irradiated to prevent proliferation of lymphocytes which could cause graft-vs.-host disease in immunocompromised recipients. The effects of irradiation on the function of blood components is discussed. It is concluded that 1500 rad is sufficient to prevent lymph...read more

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Therapeutic Immunosuppression
Absolute Neutrophil Count
Blood product
Graft-vs-Host Disease
Specimen Type - Lymphocytes

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