Citrate-induced hypocalcemia.

Record number: 
Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Tingling; chest tightness requiring admission
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Definite. These symptoms are a recognized complication  of the peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell donation process  due to hypocalcemia induced by the reinfusion of donor blood containing the calcium-binding anticoagulant citrate. The reaction required admission to the hospital qualifying it as an adverse reaction
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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