Published in Blood Weekly, May 15th, 1995
This may pose an especially grave problem in nonmalarious areas, because of delay in diagnosis, transfusion malaria has a relatively high fatality rate. "It can be particularly serious in pregnant women and in splenectomized or immunocompromised patients," wrote Fahed A. Mohareb, FACP.
In his article, "Transfusion Malaria," (Annals of Saudi Medicine, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1995, pp. 77-79), Mohareb reviewed the experiences of researchers at the King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh,...
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