Alloantibodies against A and B blood types in cats.

  title={Alloantibodies against A and B blood types in cats.},
  author={J. B{\"u}cheler and Urs Giger},
  journal={Veterinary immunology and immunopathology},
  volume={38 3-4},
This study characterizes the naturally occurring feline alloantibodies against A and B blood type. All examined type-A and type-B cats had naturally occurring antibodies against erythrocytes of the opposite blood type. In order to determine the class of immunoglobulins, sera from cats were analyzed using incubation with 2-mercaptoethanol (2-ME), immunoprecipitation, and gel filtration. Type-A cats had weak agglutinins of the IgM class and weak hemolysins which consisted of approximately equal… CONTINUE READING


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