Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 18 - Immune Disorders - Self Quiz - Page 582: 5

Answer

(b) Mismatched or different blood type antigen(s)

Work Step by Step

A transfusion reaction ending in red blood cell hemolysis is due to an infusion of donor red cells carrying mismatched or different blood type antigen(s). The transfusion reaction is caused by the production of antibodies to the antigen on transfused red blood cells.
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