Transfusion Medicine

DELAYED TRANSFUSION REACTIONS (MLS)

Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
Kerry O'Brien, MD
Dr O'Brien disclosed salary/consultant fees from DynaMed

Learning objectives:

  • Explain delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions (DHTR)
  • Explain delayed serologic transfusion reactions (DSTR)
  • Describe transfusion associated graft versus host disease (TA-GVHD)
  • Understand post-transfusion purpura (PTP)
  • Identify transfusion transmitted infections (TTI)
  • Describe iron overload
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