When is the use of irradiated blood products recommended by the British Committee for Standards in Haematology for the treatment of aplastic anemia?

Updated: Jan 29, 2021
  • Author: Sameer Bakhshi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The British Committee for Standards in Haematology also recommends irradiated blood products for all patients receiving antithymocyte globulin (ATG) therapy. In patients with life-threatening neutropenic sepsis, the committee suggests consideration of irradiated granulocyte transfusions. [5]


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