Two cases of platelet transfusion refractoriness and one case of possible FNAIT caused by antibodies against CD36 in China.

@article{Xia2014TwoCO,
  title={Two cases of platelet transfusion refractoriness and one case of possible FNAIT caused by antibodies against CD36 in China.},
  author={Wenjie Xia and Xingdong Ye and Xuezeng Xu and Huiguo Ding and Jinhuan Liu and Jing Deng and Y. K. Chen and Yuan Pu Shao and Jiazhuo G. Wang and Huanhuan Li and Yazhen Fu and Siswo Putranto Santoso},
  journal={Transfusion medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          254-6
        }
}
Dear Sir, CD36 (also known as GPIV) is expressed on platelets, monocytes, red cells as well as on endothelial cells (Nakajima et al., 2008). The majority of CD36 deficiencies are type II, whose platelets, but not monocytes, failed to express CD36 on the cell surface. A minority of CD36-deficient individuals are type I, neither platelets nor monocytes do express CD36 (Taketani et al., 2008). Individuals with type I deficiency could develop isoantibodies (called anti-Naka) against CD36 (Kashiwagi… CONTINUE READING
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