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Is it safe to co-infuse dextrose-containing fluids with red blood cells?

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  • Amy Keir,

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    • Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Jeannie Callum,

    1. Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2. Transfusion Medicine & Tissue Banks, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Robert P Jankov

    1. Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2. Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    3. Heart and Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    4. Physiology and Experimental Medicine Program, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Correspondence: Dr Amy Keir, Division of Neonatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8. Fax: +1 (416) 813-5245; email: amy.keir@mail.utoronto.ca

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