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Delayed haemolytic transfusion reactions in patients with sickle cell disease.
  1. D. Cummins,
  2. G. Webb,
  3. N. Shah,
  4. S. C. Davies
  1. Department of Haematology, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.


    We describe two cases which illustrate the difficult diagnostic and therapeutic problems posed by delayed haemolytic transfusion reactions in patients with sickle-cell disease. The cases emphasize the need for meticulous phenotypic and serological assessment of sickle-cell patients prior to transfusion therapy.

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