Man Given Incompatible Blood at Hospital in Kosice

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Blood taking (Stock photo by TASR)

Kosice, May 21 (TASR) – The police have initiated criminal proceedings over a crime of inflicting injury in the case of a patient who was given incompatible blood in a transfusion at the Louis Pasteur University Hospital (UNLP) in Kosice and died one month later, TASR was informed by Kosice Regional Police spokesperson Jana Mesarova on Tuesday.

The hospital has confirmed that its staff committed the misconduct. The patient was allegedly 51 years old.