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1

What happens if  you give Type B blood to a Type A cat?

Mild to moderate reaction. RBC's are lysed. End result is a lower PCV than what you started with. This is bad, but usually not fatal.

2

What happens if you give type A blood to a type B cat?

Severe anaphylactic reaction. Dead cat.

3

What degree of blood loss can usually be tolerated and how much usually requires a transfusion?

10-15% total blood volume can usually be tolerated and 20% usually requires transfusion​

 

4

Recommended dose for

PRBCs

Whole blood

FFP

PRBC and FFP = 10-15ml/kg

Whole blood = 20-25ml/kg

5

Standard blood volume dog and cat

6

Equation to determine volume of blood to administer

BV x (tgt PCV - patient PCV)/PCV for donor product

7

2 important facts about whole blood storage

8

Equation if giving whole blood for thrombocytopenic patient

(Patient BV x Patient platelet count)+(