Nut allergy passed in blood transfusionPosted on May 2nd, 2007 by Alison ADD A COMMENT »
It was reported in the UK that an 80-year old woman went into anaphylactic shock after receiving blood from a 19-year old woman with a severe peanut allergy. She ate a muffin with peanut butter in it 2 days after the blood transfusion. Doctors are now considering whether donors need to be screened for food allergies.
For more details, read the news article.