Man dies in UP, kin allege transfusion of fake platelet made of mosambi juice; probe ordered | Allahabad News

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    PRAYAGRAJ: A probe has been ordered into the death of a 30-year-old man who, according to his family members, died after wrong platelets transfusion. His family members said that he died after three units of platelets were transfused. His family claimed that it was a fake platelet made of mosambi juice (sweet lime).
    Taking cognizance of the incident, deputy CM and health minister Brajesh Pathak said that strict action would be taken against those found guilty in the case.
    SSP (Prayagraj) Shailesh K Pandey told TOI that two teams have been constituted to probe the case. “We would first ascertain the actual cause of the death and then initiate action accordingly. ”
    The family members claimed that Rs 9,000 was spent on arranging the plasma and when it was transfused, the condition of the patient deteriorated and they shifted him to another hospital. On arrival, the doctors there told them that the case was complicated and the patient died. The family members claimed that when the doctors at Georgetown hospital saw the one remaining unit of platelets, they said it was very thin and made of mosambi juice.





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