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What is the possible cause of death in a blood transfusion?

Deaths associated with the transfusion of blood products have been directly linked to the following: -acute or delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions, -transfusion associated cardiac overload (TACO), -transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI), -transfusion associated infections (viral, bacterial, parasitic) -anaphylactic reaction… Full Answer

Why can you not donate blood after a transfusion?

FDA guidelines require a one year deferral from volunteer blood donation following transfusion of any blood component or clotting factor concentrate. This is to limit the possibility of transfusion-transmitted infections the recipient may have been exposed to (extremely rare) following… Full Answer