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Could humans be transfused with pig and cow blood?
Medical Post (2000)
  • Donalee Moulton, Medical Post
Today, hemophilia patients who have developed antibodies against human factor VIII use factor VIII derived from pigs' blood. "There is no evidence of disease being transferred," said Dr. [Vivian McAlister]. "However, great caution is required to make sure we know all the potential risks are controlled before transfusions of cells are attempted."
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Publication Date
May 2, 2000
Citation Information
Donalee Moulton. "Could humans be transfused with pig and cow blood?" Medical Post (2000)
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