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August 9, 1930

A RECIPIENT OF MANY BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS

Author Affiliations

Brooklyn
From the Department of Pathology of the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn.

JAMA. 1930;95(6):407-409. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.27210060002011a
Abstract

The case to be presented is of interest because the life of the patient has been sustained by blood transfusions since September, 1927, and also because it lends itself for study with regard to certain important serologic problems related to blood transfusions.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —A. S., a white man, aged 67, a Russian Jew, a tailor, was admitted to the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn in the medical service of Dr. S. R. Blatteis, May 22, 1925, because of pain in the right upper quadrant and a rash on the skin of his chest and abdomen. For the past three weeks he had been treated by a physician at home for intercostal neuralgia and asthma. Five days before admission he had had a temperature of 104 F. and had vomited. On the day before admission he became irrational, and the high temperature persisted. On the night prior to admission

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