Anti-M causing delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction

J. B. Alperin, H. Riglin, D. R. Branch, M. T. Gallagher, L. D. Petz

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Abstract

A 52-year-old gravida 1, para 1 women with M- red cells experienced a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction and exhibited an anti-M antibody following the infusion of four units of M+ red cells. Measurements of erythrocyte survival using 51Cr-labeled donor M+ and M- red cells and in vitro studies of monocyte-macrophage phagocytosis of sensitized reagent implicate anti-M in the pathogenesis of hemolysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)322-324
Number of pages3
JournalTransfusion
Volume23
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1983

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Immunology

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Alperin, J. B., Riglin, H., Branch, D. R., Gallagher, M. T., & Petz, L. D. (1983). Anti-M causing delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction. Transfusion, 23(4), 322-324.