Autoimmune hemolytic anemia with predominance of IgA autoantibody.

@article{Wolf1982AutoimmuneHA,
  title={Autoimmune hemolytic anemia with predominance of IgA autoantibody.},
  author={Christopher F. Wolf and Dr. Jan Wolf and P{\"a}rt Peterson and Robert D. Brandstetter and David E. Hansen},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={1982},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={238-40}
}
A 71-year-old woman with severe autoimmune hemolytic anemia had negative direct antiglobulin tests using commercial broad spectrum antisera. Her unwashed cells agglutinated spontaneously in the potentiating medium polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) solution or in hexadimethrine bromide (Polybrene) solution. A strongly positive direct antiglobulin test was obtained with specific antihuman IgA sea with or without PVP. In PVP solution, small amounts of IgG, IgM, and complement components were also… CONTINUE READING
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