TITLE

Cancer patients at low risk from blood transfusions

AUTHOR(S)
Eastman, Peggy
PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;2/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p250
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that cancer patients who receive multiple blood transfusions of donated blood components have increased risk of infectious disease. Caution for vigilance on transfusion-transmitted diseases such as Chagas' disease; Risk of infection for every unit of blood; Presence of CMV antibodies in the donors; Importance of safety measures.
ACCESSION #
9502271753

 

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