Hemolytic transfusion reactionBlood transfusion reaction
A hemolytic transfusion reaction is a serious complication that can occur after a blood transfusion. The reaction occurs when the red blood cells that were given during the transfusion are destroyed by the person's immune system. When red blood cells are destroyed, the process is called hemolysis.
There are other types of allergic transfusion reactions that do not cause hemolysis.
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