Changes in gene expression following trauma are related to the age of transfused packed red blood cells

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Torrance, Hew D. T.; Vivian, Mark E.; Brohi, Karim; Prowle, John R.; Pearse, Rupert M.; Owen, Helen C.; Hinds, Charles J.; O'Dwyer, Michael J.;
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BACKGROUND\ud \ud Transfusion of packed red blood cells (PRBCs) is associated with an increased incidence of nosocomial infections and an increased risk of death. The duration of storage before transfusion may influence these outcomes. Here, we explore the association b... View more
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