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Bacterial contamination rates in extracorporeal photopheresis

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Ahrens, Norbert ; Pamler, Irene ; Richter, Eva ; Hutchinson, James A. ; Hähnel, Viola ; Holler, Ernst ; Gessner, André ; Burkhardt, Ralph
Date of publication of this fulltext: 26 Jan 2021 18:26


BACKGROUND Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) is an immunosuppressive treatment that involves leukocyte apheresis, psoralen and UV light treatment, and subsequent reinfusion. Patients treated with ECP are usually immunosuppressed. Bacterial contamination therefore poses a much unwanted risk, but incidence data are lacking. PATIENTS AND METHODS We screened all 1922 consecutive ECP procedures ...


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