Red cell immunization in multiply transfused Malay thalassemic patients.

  title={Red cell immunization in multiply transfused Malay thalassemic patients.},
  author={M. N. Noor Haslina and Nasir Ariffin and I Illuni Hayati and Hassan Rosline},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={37 5},
The development of red blood cell (RBC) isoimmunization with alloantibodies and autoantibodies complicate transfusion therapy in multiply transfused thalassemia patients. Thus, the frequency, causes and prevention of these phenomena were studied among these patients. Clinical and serological data from 58 Malay multiply transfused thalassemic patients who sought treatment at Hospital University Sains Malaysia were collected and analyzed prospectively. Blood samples were subjected to standard… CONTINUE READING

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