Symptoms triggered by a blood transfusion that may
affect the blood, blood vessels, kidneys; heart, skin, central
nervous system, lungs.
You or a family member has symptoms of a blood transfusion
reaction during or after a transfusion. Call immediately.
This is an emergency!
Transfusions of a different blood type than that of the
patient. This may occur from errors in matching or
from the use of incompletely matched blood in an
Most reactions clear gradually after the transfusion is
halted. A few reactions are fatal.
Bed rest at first. Resume your normal activities as soon as symptoms improve after transfusion.
No special diet.