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2021 AABB Annual Meeting On-Demand

AM21-85: A New Look at Two Familiar Topics: Platelet Transfusion Support for Immune Refractory Patients and the ABO COVID-19 Connection (AABB-ASHI Joint Symposium)


Oct 19, 2021 9:00pm ‐ Oct 19, 2021 10:00pm



Credits: None available.

Members: $20.00
Standard: $25.00

Description

In this session, our first presenter will discuss an unique algorithm for selecting compatible platelets for alloimmune refractory patients. The second presenter will review recent research on ABO antibodies and the differential susceptibility of ABO blood groups to COVID-19.


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Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the current findings regarding ABO and susceptibility to COVID-19 infection.
  • Discuss how knowledge of the complexity of ABO antigens and antibodies may help explain differential susceptibility to COVID 19
  • Compare the platelet donor selection method described in the presentation with the “HLA matching” method for selecting platelet donors for immune refractory patients

Moderator(s):

Speaker(s):

Disclosures

  • Manish Gandhi, MD : Nothing to Disclose
  • Carol Pancoska, PhD : Nothing to Disclose
  • Lori West, MD, DPhil, FRCPC : Nothing to Disclose

Credits Available


AM21-85: A New Look at Two Familiar Topics: Platelet Transfusion Support for Immune Refractory Patients and the ABO COVID-19 Connection (AABB-ASHI Joint Symposium) Evaluation

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