The CAT method and IAT test tube method were compared by antibody type to determine if a specific alloantibody gave higher or lower titres by either method.
Of these five samples, all of the neonates showed a positive direct antiglobulin test (DAT) with the mother's respective alloantibody eluted from the newborn's red cells.
Number of Patients (or Donors) With the Weak D Phenotype and Anti-D Alloantibody
Identified by Transfusion Services in the Past 12 Months
Recently transfused cells may not have all antigens fully saturated with antibody, and additional absorption of alloantibody
might take place with prolonged storage.
Anti-Diego' red blood cell alloantibody
as a possible cause of anemia in a 3-week old infant.
In contrast, in cases of alloantibody
formation, serum antibodies may be detected without evidence of platelet-associated antibodies (84).
The session will focus on theories, equipment needs, test performance, and literature surrounding four erythrocyte alloantibody
The other complication of red cell alloantibody
formation is HDN in offspring.
Unless the patient has an alloantibody
, testing for other minor blood group antigens is not performed.