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What are the health risks of getting a blood transfusion?

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Dr. Ron Citron
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: As close to 0

as possible. Blood banking is a highly controlled service that has many different controls that make sure that all goes perfectly.
Some people who get a lot of transfusions can develop antibodies. But USA blood is extremely clean of bacteria, viruses and other adulterants. Fear of getting a transfusion is not something you should worry about.

In brief: As close to 0

as possible. Blood banking is a highly controlled service that has many different controls that make sure that all goes perfectly.
Some people who get a lot of transfusions can develop antibodies. But USA blood is extremely clean of bacteria, viruses and other adulterants. Fear of getting a transfusion is not something you should worry about.
Dr. Ron Citron
Dr. Ron Citron
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