When Karl Landsteiner accepted the Nobel Prize in 1930 for his landmark definition of the major human blood groups, he said more work was needed to reveal the causes of undesirable side-effects of transfusion and eliminate the “slight risks” which it still involved. “He was being optimistic,” according to Associate Professor Erica Wood, head of ...
Clinical transfusion practice in Australia could be safer: Sanger Oration
By Tony James
22 Nov 2016