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, cilt.47, ss.1405-11, 2007 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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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.