Making sure blood transfusions are really saving lives

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1 in 3 Australians will need transfusion of donated blood in their lifetime. Our researchers want to eliminate complications for recipients and ensure the blood given is the best quality – making sure the blood transfused is truly saving lives.

Reducing blood transfusion fatalities

As with any transplant, a blood transfusion comes with its risks of rejection and infection. But how we can improve the shelf-life of donated blood, while reducing the number of complications?

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