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BRUMFIELD CYNTHIA G. MD; HUDDLESTON, JOHN F. MD; DuBOIS, LEE B. MD; HARRIS, BRUCE A. MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: March 1984
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A delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction that occurred after a prophylactic partial exchange transfusion for sickle-cell disease in pregnancy is described. The clinical presentation and laboratory findings of delayed transfusion reactions are discussed, with special emphasis on problems associated in the sickle-cell disease patient. Suggestions on how to minimize the risk of transfusion reactions in the pregnant sickle-cell disease patient are given.

© 1984 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists