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Febrile Transfusion Reaction


Presentation

  • Circulating immune complex, HLA, and platelet antibodies were not present. The granulocyte antibodies fluctuated in titers with disease activities, and could be completely removed from the serum by autologous granulocyte absorption.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Patients present with an unexpected temperature rise ( 38ºC or 1ºC above baseline, if baseline 37ºC) during or shortly after transfusion. This is usually an isolated finding. Occasionally the fever is accompanied by chills.[transfusion.com.au]
  • Employing a multidisciplinary approach, it presents the newest information available in the field, including new developments in technologies and the automation platforms on which measurements are performed.[books.google.com]
  • […] the blood component, or another type of transfusion reaction e.g. acute hemolytic transfusion reaction . [4] Fever must be at least 38 o C/100.4 o F oral and a change of at least 1 o C/1.8 o F from pre-transfusion value OR chills and/or rigors must be present[en.wikipedia.org]
  • These antigens are present on donor lymphocytes, granulocytes, or platelets. Investigation Clinically assess the transfused patient for fever, chills, rigors and headache. Acute haemolytic reaction may need exclusion.[blood.gov.au]
Fever
  • Familial Mediterranean fever (Medical Encyclopedia) Fever (Medical Encyclopedia) When your baby or infant has a fever (Medical Encyclopedia) [ Read More ][icdlist.com]
  • (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) R50.9 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50.9 Fever, unspecified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Fever NOS Fever of unknown origin [FUO] Fever with chills Fever with[icd10data.com]
  • Fever may persist for 8 to 12 hours. Chills may precede the fever or occur up to 30 minutes after the onset of fever. In some patients, headache, flushing, or tachycardia may accompany fever and chills.[clinlabnavigator.com]
  • Febrile non-hemolytic transfusion reaction is a type of transfusion reaction that is associated with fever but not directly with hemolysis . It is most commonly caused by antibodies directed against donor leukocytes and HLA antigens.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Occasionally the fever is accompanied by chills.[transfusion.com.au]
Chills
  • Chills may precede the fever or occur up to 30 minutes after the onset of fever. In some patients, headache, flushing, or tachycardia may accompany fever and chills.[clinlabnavigator.com]
  • […] bacterial contamination of the blood component, or another type of transfusion reaction e.g. acute hemolytic transfusion reaction . [4] Fever must be at least 38 o C/100.4 o F oral and a change of at least 1 o C/1.8 o F from pre-transfusion value OR chills[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Because fever and chills also herald a severe hemolytic transfusion reaction, all febrile reactions must be investigated as with any transfusion reaction.[openanesthesia.org]
  • Occasionally the fever is accompanied by chills.[transfusion.com.au]
  • […] cells or platelets Pulmonary Manifestations Mild Dyspnea (see Dyspnea , [[Dyspnea]]) Transfusion-Associated Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) (see Transfusion-Associated Acute Lung Injury , [[Transfusion-Associated Acute Lung Injury]]) Other Manifestations Chills[mdnxs.com]
Rigor
  • […] between 1 and 2 o C from pre-transfusion values but no other symptoms or signs [6] Moderate [ edit ] Fever of at least 39 o C, OR a rise in temperature of at least 2 o C from pre-transfusion values AND/OR other symptoms or signs, including chills ( rigors[en.wikipedia.org]
  • These antigens are present on donor lymphocytes, granulocytes, or platelets.(1,2) Investigation Clinically assess the transfused patient for fever, chills, rigors and headache. Acute haemolytic reaction may need exclusion.[transfusion.com.au]
  • Meperidine (Demerol) may be helpful in treating rigors. Only 1 in 7 patients experiencing a febrile nonhemolytic reaction will have another reaction at their next transfusion.[clinlabnavigator.com]
  • The ISBT suggests that for the purpose of international comparisons, only the most severe cases of FNHTR should be reported (fever 39 C oral or equivalent and a change of 2 C from pre‑transfusion value; chills/rigors).[blood.gov.au]
  • […] temperature contaminating leukocytes remain functional); or (b) recipient WBC antibodies against leukocytes transfused antigen - antibody complex release of endotoxin fever (mostly associated with pRBCs) Clinical features Fever; may be accompanied by chills, rigors[pathologyoutlines.com]
Malaise
  • […] and fatigue R53.0 Neoplastic (malignant) related fatigue R53.2 Functional quadriplegia R53.8 Other malaise and fatigue R53.82 Chronic fatigue, unspecified Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-[icd10data.com]
  • […] in pediatric population Onset 1-2 hours after transfusion Fever Chills, rigors, malaise Headache Nausea/ vomiting Increase in diastolic BP Allergic transfusion reaction Inflammatory reaction resulting in release of histamine by mast cells Most common[learn.pediatrics.ubc.ca]
  • Onset during or within 1–6 hours after transfusion Clinical features: fever , chills, malaise Cessation of transfusion until an acute hemolytic transfusion reaction has been ruled out Treat with acetaminophen ; recurrence uncommon Minor allergic reactions[amboss.com]
Lymphadenopathy
  • Abstract A 69-year-old man with immunoblastic lymphadenopathy and autoimmune hemolytic anemia who had no previous exposure to blood products developed a severe febrile nonhemolytic transfusion reaction following the initial infusion of packed red blood[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Tachycardia
  • In some patients, headache, flushing, or tachycardia may accompany fever and chills. Patients, who are febrile at the onset of transfusion or have been febrile in the preceding 24 hours, are more prone to febrile reactions.[clinlabnavigator.com]
  • Fever, chills, sweats Warm or clammy skin Vomiting Rash Tachycardia, tachypnea Hypothermia Delayed haemolytic transfusion reaction Allo-immunization to other antigens.[learn.pediatrics.ubc.ca]
  • Hemolytic reactions: hypotension, tachycardia, hemoglobinuria and microvascular bleeding due to administration of ABO-incompatible blood transfusions can be life-threatening.[enotes.tripod.com]
  • Severe Allergic (Anaphylactic) Reactions Anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions have signs of cardiovascular instability including hypotension, tachycardia, loss of consciousness, cardiac arrhythmia, shock and cardiac arrest.[rch.org.au]
  • The clinical characteristics of platelet transfusion reactions vary from febrile NHTR and allergic reactions to chills, discomfort, tachycardia, and respiratory difficulties.[www3.mdanderson.org]
Myalgia
  • […] pre-transfusion values but no other symptoms or signs [6] Moderate [ edit ] Fever of at least 39 o C, OR a rise in temperature of at least 2 o C from pre-transfusion values AND/OR other symptoms or signs, including chills ( rigors ), painful muscles ( myalgia[en.wikipedia.org]
Anuria
  • Thirty-two hours later the patient developed fever (40 C) and hypotension followed by disseminated intravascular coagulation, metabolic acidosis and anuria. Direct and indirect antiglobulin tests were negative on a post-transfusion sample.[bloodjournal.org]
Convulsions
  • […] signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified R50 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50 Fever of other and unknown origin 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Type 1 Excludes chills without fever ( R68.83 ) febrile convulsions[icd10data.com]
  • However, concerns remain that intravenously delivered TXA (ivTXA) may increase risks of postoperative convulsive seizures and systemic thrombogenicity.[read.qxmd.com]
Excitement
  • Includes a wealth of information on the exciting subject of omics ; these extraordinarily complex measurements reflect important changes in the body and have the potential to predict the onset of diseases such as diabetes mellitus.[books.google.com]
Febrile Convulsions
  • convulsions ( R56.0- ) fever of unknown origin during labor ( O75.2 ) fever of unknown origin in newborn ( P81.9 ) hypothermia due to illness ( R68.0 ) malignant hyperthermia due to anesthesia ( T88.3 ) puerperal pyrexia NOS ( O86.4 ) Fever of other[icd10data.com]

Workup

  • I don't feel that we are doing a large number of workups simply because the patient transfusion started with an elevated temp.[pathlabtalk.com]
Erythroblast
  • WBC 13.1 10 9 /L platelet count 953 10 9 /L erythroblasts 12.7% of nucleated cells.[bloodjournal.org]

Treatment

  • , admission to hospital, or lengthens the duration of hospital admission [6] Treatment [ edit ] Paracetamol has been used in treatment, and leukoreduction of future transfusions is sometimes performed. [7] References [ edit ][en.wikipedia.org]
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  • […] and management Stop the transfusion Notify the transfusion medicine service Rule out other causes, such as hemolysis (DAT, visual check for hemoglobinemia), bacterial contamination (culture the product if necessary) Symptomatic treatment: acetaminophen[pathologyoutlines.com]
  • Alternatively, FNHTR can be mediated by pre-formed cytokines in the donor plasma as a consequence of white blood cell breakdown. [1] [2] It is abbreviated "FNHTR". [3] Acetaminophen has been used in treatment, and leukoreduction of future transfusions[ipfs.io]
  • Manifestations Mild Dyspnea (see Dyspnea , [[Dyspnea]]) Transfusion-Associated Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) (see Transfusion-Associated Acute Lung Injury , [[Transfusion-Associated Acute Lung Injury]]) Other Manifestations Chills Fever (see Fever , [[Fever]]) Treatment[mdnxs.com]

Etiology

  • Practically all categories in the chapter could be designated 'not otherwise specified', 'unknown etiology' or 'transient'.[icd10data.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology Incidence : most common type of transfusion reaction Physiology Mechanism : believed to be associated with class I HLA antibodies (or sometimes granulocyte specific antibodies) directed against the contaminating leukocytes in the transfused[mdnxs.com]
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Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Definition / general Increase of 1 degree Centigrade associated with transfusion, without hemolysis, that cannot be attributed to other causes (diagnosis of exclusion) Usually occurs within 2 hours of transfusion Pathophysiology Associated with leukocytes[pathologyoutlines.com]
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  • Blood transfusion reactions can be classified based on the timing of onset (acute vs. delayed) and the pathophysiological mechanism (immune vs. non-immune related).[learn.pediatrics.ubc.ca]

Prevention

  • We conclude that pretransfusion testing of group 0 donors and recipients for isohemolysins combined with platelet crossmatching may prevent febrile reactions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Transfusion. 2008;48(11):2285 [ MEDLINE ] Leukoreduction for the prevention of adverse reactions from allogeneic blood transfusion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Dec 3;12:CD009745. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009745.pub2 [ MEDLINE ][mdnxs.com]
  • Provides guidance on error detection , correction, and prevention, as well as cost-effective test selection. Features a full-color layout , illustrations and visual aids , and an organization based on organ system.[books.google.com]
  • الصفحة 105 - US Mortality Volumes 1930-1959, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004. ‏ الصفحة 73 - American Indian or Alaska Native.[books.google.com]
  • We conclude that pre-transfusion testing of group 0 donors and recipients for isohemolysins combined with platelet crossmatching may prevent febrile reactions. 1988 S. Karger AG, Basel Article / Publication Details First-Page Preview[karger.com]

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