Historical perspectives, current status, and ethical issues in granulocyte transfusion

Kimberly Klein, Brian Castillo

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The goal of this commentary is to provide a historical aspect of granulocyte transfusion, present practices in granulocyte transfusion, accentuate the complexity of the issue, and foster contemplation of ethical issues assimilated with this practice. Clinical aspects of granulocyte transfusion in the light of ethical issues are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)501-507
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of clinical and laboratory science
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017


  • Ethical issues
  • Granulocyte transfusion
  • History

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Hematology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Medical Laboratory Technology


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