Incomplete Antibodies May Reduce ABO Cross-Match Incompatibility: A Pilot Study

@inproceedings{zen2018IncompleteAM,
  title={Incomplete Antibodies May Reduce ABO Cross-Match Incompatibility: A Pilot Study},
  author={Mehmet {\"O}zen and Soner Yılmaz and T{\"u}lin {\"O}zkan and Yeşim {\"O}zer and Aliye Aysel Pekel and Asuman Sunguroğlu and G{\"u}nhan G{\"u}rman and {\"O}nder Karakoç Arslan},
  booktitle={Turkish journal of haematology : official journal of Turkish Society of Haematology},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVE Any erythrocyte transfusion among humans having type A or B blood groups is impossible due to antibodies causing fatal transfusion complications. A cross-match test is performed to prevent immune transfusion complications before transfusion. Our hypothesis is that the fragment antibody (Fab) part of the antibody (incomplete antibody) may be used… CONTINUE READING