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ABO-incompatibility transfusion reaction

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An ABO-incompatibility transfusion reaction is a type of transfusion reaction that occurs when a person receives a blood transfusion with incompatible blood types. This type of reaction occurs when a person with type A blood receives a transfusion of type B blood, or when a person with type B blood receives a transfusion of type A blood. This type of reaction can be very serious and can cause a variety of symptoms, including fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, and difficulty breathing. In some cases, it can even lead to death. To prevent this type of reaction, it is important to ensure that the blood type of the donor and recipient are compatible before a transfusion is given.

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