Immunomodulation: Facts and Interpretations

  • A. Brand
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 36)


Blood transfusions expose the recipient to multiple antigens and immunisation against a particular antigen occurs simultaneously with suppression towards other antigens. Moreover, transfusions can stimulate or suppress the host immunity against environmental antigens.


Blood Transfusion Donor Cell Postoperative Infection Donor Lymphocyte Infusion Graft Versus Leukaemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Brand
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  1. 1.Blood Bank Leiden-Haaglanden and Dept. of Immunohaematology and Blood TransfusionLeiden University Medical CentreLeidenNL

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