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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Apheresis.

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  • n. apheresis

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  • n. a procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion

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Examples

  • After the pheresis and by means of immunomagnetic selection, monocytes are obtained - a type of white blood cell the function of which in the body is to pass to the tissues, converting themselves into dendritic cells and capture antigens (molecules capable of triggering an immune response), amongst these tumoural antigens.

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  • The best candidates for platelet pheresis are donors with blood types A+, B+ and AB+ and males with high platelet counts.

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  • With the addition of platelet pheresis donation, UNYTS is offering donors the opportunity to maximize their donation, and in turn, directly help those patients battling serious illness or surgery in our local hospitals.

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  • Days and hours of operation for pheresis platelet donors at DeGraff are 10: 30 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and every third Saturday of the month.

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  • Platelet pheresis is a process through which blood is drawn from a donor and separated into its components, some of which are retained, the remainder of which are returned to the donor.

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  • Upstate New York Transplant Services expanded Monday its community blood service to include platelet pheresis donation at DeGraff Memorial Hospital.

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