Transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease in immunocompetent patients: case series and review of the literature.


Agbaht K., Altintas N. D. , Topeli A. , Gokoz Ö. , Ozcebe O.

Transfusion, vol.47, no.8, pp.1405-11, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2007.01282.x
  • Title of Journal : Transfusion
  • Page Numbers: pp.1405-11

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease (TA-GVHD) is a fatal complication of transfusion of blood products that usually affects immunocompromised patients. Articles reporting this condition in immunocompetent recipients are usually from countries that still have problems in irradiation of blood products.