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Study: IgG Antibodies Activate Blood Platelets and Contribute to the Severity...

"This work demonstrates the potential of exploring therapeutic interventions that target platelets as means of limiting the severity of anaphylactic shock."

Food Allergies Can Be Passed to Others Via Blood Transfusions

An eight year old Canadian boy with no history of food allergies experienced an anaphylactic reaction to salmon after receiving a transfusion of platelets.

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