X- and gamma-irradiation have similar effects on the in vitro quality of stored red cell components

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CME Editor: Anne F. Eder, MD PhD

Article Title: X- and gamma-irradiation have similar effects on the in vitro quality of stored red cell components

Article Authors: Marks DC, Webb RG, Linnane C, Aung HH, Dennington PM, Tan JCG

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Educational Objective: Compare the in vitro quality of stored red cells [standard, pediatric, washed and intra-uterine transfusion (IUT)] following X- or gamma irradiation, to determine whether X-ray irradiation is a suitable replacement for gamma-irradiation


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