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Mesh term Blood Component Transfusion

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Blood Transfusion

Description

The transfer of blood components such as erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, and plasma from a donor to a recipient or back to the donor. This process differs from the procedures undertaken in PLASMAPHERESIS and types of CYTAPHERESIS; (PLATELETPHERESIS and LEUKAPHERESIS) where, following the removal of plasma or the specific cell components, the remainder is transfused back to the donor.


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Erythrocyte Transfusion
Leukocyte Transfusion
Platelet Transfusion


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