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Does a bone marrow transplant change your blood cells?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Who is donor?

This depends--if it is an autologous transplant where a patient receives their own cells then the immune system and blood type are unchanged.
An allogeneic transplant comes from donor different than the patient. In this case the immune system changes. Also, if the donor has a different red cell type then the recipient's blood type will change too.

In brief: Who is donor?

This depends--if it is an autologous transplant where a patient receives their own cells then the immune system and blood type are unchanged.
An allogeneic transplant comes from donor different than the patient. In this case the immune system changes. Also, if the donor has a different red cell type then the recipient's blood type will change too.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Andreas Tzakis
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
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