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Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) is a rare (prevalence 0.2 -1.0 per 100,000 population) but a potentially fatal condition. Diagnosis of AIHA is based mainly on Direct Agglutination Test (DAT/Coomb's test). AIHA is classified into warm (optimal autoantibody reactivity at 37°C) and cold (optimal autoantibody reactivity at 4°C) types. Based on the presence(More)
A 31-year old army soldier presented with a four day history of fever and malaise. He was a teetotaller and a non-vegetarian. Physical examination was unremarkable There was no lymphadenopathy or organomegaly. Fever subsided spontaneously. Investigations showed pancytopaenia (WBC 2.2 × 103/μl , L:65%, N:19%, platelets 77×103/μl, haemoglobin 10.5 g/dl). MCV(More)
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