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Blood Component Transfusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blood Component Transfusion
Tree Number(s)
E02.095.135.140
Unique ID
D016913
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016913
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; for transfusion back to donor, coordinate with BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; do not confuse with BLOOD COMPONENT REMOVAL & its specifics where component is removed but remainder goes back to donor; /‌adv eff: coordinate with TRANSFUSION REACTION if pertinent
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WB 356
Previous Indexing
Blood Transfusion (1974-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/06/20
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Blood Component Transfusion Preferred
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