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Woman dies after receiving blood transfusion

An elderly woman died after receiving tainted blood during a transfusion. She became infected with hepatitis B due to the transfusion and eventually died from complications of hepatitis B.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Medical News Today

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About: Woman dies after receiving blood transfusion

Date: 8 August 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=11805

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medical error
  • Medical error and blood transfusion
  • Medical error and hepatitis B
  • Medical error and death

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