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Reply To: Xenotransfusion… about as ‘X-Men’ as practice gets!

Liz Bode

I’ve come across this too, we used it quite commonly when I was at Liverpool as we all know how difficult it is getting feline blood donors (usually in unfriendly hours!).
My understanding is that the RBCs don’t last that long (perhaps Scott can help with specifics) and you can only do it once, but it is life saving in many cases.