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Novel additive solutions useful for the storage of human red blood cells (RBCs) under refrigerated conditions are disclosed. Also disclosed is a method of using the additive solutions in an appropriate volume to preserve RBCs at about 1 to C. for up to 10 weeks. Additive solutions and processes in accordance with the present invention allow the viable storage of human RBCs for an extended period of time in a solution which is directly infusible in humans.

Docket:WRAIR 98-03

Publication/Issued No.:6,150,085

Publication/Issue Date:2000-11-21

Categories: Method

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Inventor(s):HESS, ET AL

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