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Is it possible to donate white blood cells to an HIV/AIDS patient?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No

That's a great question, but no.
When white bloods cells accidentally get into packed red blood cells for transfusion...big problems happen. The transfused cells see the new host as foreign and something called graft vs host happens.

In brief: No

That's a great question, but no.
When white bloods cells accidentally get into packed red blood cells for transfusion...big problems happen. The transfused cells see the new host as foreign and something called graft vs host happens.
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