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RH Genotype Matched RBC Transfusions

2019-11-13 17:56:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine the feasibility of matching donor red cells by RH genotype for a cohort of chronically transfused patients with SCD.

Description

This is a pilot feasibility study in patients with Sickle Cell Disease requiring chronic red cell transfusions. RH genotyped donor units will be obtained from the New York Blood Center. Patients will be matched with donor units whose RH genotypes predict no foreign Rh protein exposure to the patient. This will provide red cell matching at a level above the current standard of care (serologic C, E, and K matching). Patients will receive RH matched red cells for the duration of their chronic transfusion therapy or up to five years, whichever is shorter. It will then be determined whether sufficient RH matched donor units can be identified for the patient's RH genotype. Although not powered to determine effectiveness, all patients's Rh alloantibody formation will be monitored.

For subjects with a history of stroke/recurrent transient ischemic attack or other indication who require tight control of Hb S, and RH genotyped blood is not available, standard of care serologic matched blood would be administered rather than delaying transfusion and risking higher Hb S level.

For all subjects, standard of care serologic matched blood would be administered rather than delaying transfusion beyond 7 days.

Study Design

Conditions

Sickle Cells Disease

Intervention

Red cell units that are genotype matched at the RHD and RHCE loci

Location

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19104

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-13T17:56:46-0500

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