Identification of 5 novel feline erythrocyte antigens based on the presence of naturally occurring alloantibodies.

  title={Identification of 5 novel feline erythrocyte antigens based on the presence of naturally occurring alloantibodies.},
  author={Marie Binvel and Julie Arsenault and Boris Depr{\'e} and Marie-Claude Blais},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
BACKGROUND Since the discovery of the Mik antigen, several studies have described blood incompatibilities unrelated to the AB system in cats. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of cats with non-AB incompatibilities associated with naturally occurring alloantibodies (NOAb), and to begin mapping the corresponding feline erythrocyte antigens (FEA). ANIMALS Two hundred and fifty-eight type A cats. METHODS Prospectively, cats were evaluated for the presence of NOAb by crossmatching in groups… 
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