Direct antiglobulin test negative, non spherocytic autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.

@article{Kerr2000DirectAT,
  title={Direct antiglobulin test negative, non spherocytic autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.},
  author={Ron Kerr and P Sam M Rawlinson and Pierre Cachia},
  journal={Clinical and laboratory haematology},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={365-7}
}
We report a case of direct antiglobulin test (DAT) negative warm autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA). At initial presentation our patient had compensated haemolysis and was DAT positive for complement only. Severe haemolytic anaemia developed some years later with a negative DAT. Spherocytes were not a feature of the blood film and osmotic fragility… CONTINUE READING