Autoantibodies in acquired hemolytic anemia with special reference to the LW system.


Most autoantibodies in patients with warm antibody autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) have specificity within the Rh system. Using rare cells such as -Dand cells, Weiner and Vos (1963) described specificity against normal cells (nI), partially deleted cells (pdl), and deleted cells (dl). Recently, autoantibodies which failed to react with Rh,, ,, cells that… (More)


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