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Total platelet donation count and donation frequency are determinants of plateletpheresis‐associated lymphopenia

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Thuer, Linda ; Brosig, Andreas ; Hutchinson, James A. ; Hähnel, Viola ; Offner, Robert ; Burkhardt, Ralph ; Ahrens, Norbert
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 13 Oct 2021 11:38

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Background Plateletpheresis using a leukocyte reduction system (LRS) traps donor WBCs in the LRS chamber, which may lead to lymphopenia, especially in frequent plateletpheresis donors. It seems plausible that this might cause adverse effects. However, current knowledge about potential confounders and donor health impacts is incomplete. Donors and methods Recent platelet donors and donations ...


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