LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: IgA deficiency and anaphylactic transfusion reactions: what is the link?

February 23, 2017 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)



Mindy Goldman, MD, FRCPC
Medical Director, Donor & Clinical Services
Canadian Blood Services

Event objectives:

  • Describe the clinical manifestations and laboratory investigations of anaphylactic transfusion
  • Contrast the frequency of IgA deficiency with anti-IgA antibodies in healthy donors vs patients
    with anaphylactic reactions.
  • Translate this knowledge into practice recommendations for various individuals with IgA
    deficiency: healthy donors, patients who

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