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Haematological quality and age of donor blood issued for paediatric transfusion to four hospitals in sub‐Saharan Africa

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Background and Objectives Paediatric blood transfusion for severe anaemia in hospitals in sub‐Saharan Africa remains common. Yet, reports describing the haematological quality of donor blood or storage duration in routine practice are very limited. Both factors are likely to affect transfusion outcomes.

Materials and Methods We undertook three audits examining the distribution of pack types, haematological quality and storage duration of donor bloo... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/vox.12764

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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Vox Sanguinis Journal website
Volume:
114
Issue:
4
Pages:
340-348
Publication date:
2019-03-05
Acceptance date:
2019-01-28
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EISSN:
1423-0410
ISSN:
0042-9007
Pubs id:
pubs:966789
URN:
uri:faa22465-aa17-4dbe-99d4-c9b22f305a8e
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uuid:faa22465-aa17-4dbe-99d4-c9b22f305a8e
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pubs:966789

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