Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon


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Do·nath-Land·stei·ner phe·nom·e·non

(dō'naht lahnd'stī-nĕr),
the hemolysis that results in a sample of blood of a subject with paroxysmal hemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then warmed again.

Do·nath-Land·stei·ner phe·nom·e·non

(dō'naht lahnd'shtī-nĕr fē-nom'ĕ-non)
The hemolysis that results in a sample of blood of a patient with paroxysmal hemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then rewarmed.

Donath,

Julius, German physician, 1870-1950.
Donath-Landsteiner cold autoantibody - an autoantibody of the IgG class responsible for paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. Synonym(s): cold hemolysin
Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon - the hemolysis which results in a sample of blood of a subject of paroxysmal hemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then warmed again.
Landsteiner-Donath test

Landsteiner,

Karl, Austrian-U.S. pathologist and Nobel laureate, 1868-1943.
Donath-Landsteiner cold autoantibody - see under Donath
Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon - see under Donath
Landsteiner-Donath test