alloantibody


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al·lo·an·ti·bod·y

(al'ō-an'ti-bod-ē),
An antibody specific for an alloantigen.

alloantibody

/al·lo·an·ti·body/ (al″o-an´tĭ-bod-e) isoantibody.

alloantibody

(ăl′ō-ăn′tĭ-bŏd′ē)
n. pl. alloantibod·ies

al·lo·an·ti·bod·y

(al'ō-an'ti-bod-ē)
An antibody specific for an alloantigen. Isoantibody is sometimes used in this sense.

alloantibody

an antibody produced by one individual that reacts with alloantigens of another individual of the same species.
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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 detection methods.
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.