A delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction after partial exchange transfusion for sickle cell disease in pregnancy: A case report and review of the literature

Academic Article


  • 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 by The American college of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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    Author List

  • Brumfield CG; Huddleston JF; Dubois LB; Harris BA
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  • 13S
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  • 15S
  • Volume

  • 63
  • Issue

  • 3