ABBREVIATIONS: AHG = anti-human globulin; AIHA
= autoimmune hemolytic anemia; CAS = cold agglutinin syndrome; DAY = direct antiglobulin test; HDN = hemolytic disease of the newborn; IAT = indirect antiglobulin test; IHA = immune hemolytic anemia; LISS = low ionic strength solution; PAM = prophylactic antigen-matched; PCH = paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria; PEG = polyethylene glycol; RBC = red blood cell; WAIHA = warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia.
may be a manifestation of the following:
It is critical that AIHA
be recognized as a possible diagnosis and confirmed or rejected as quickly as possible.
often presents as an acute self-limited illness, with good response to short-term steroid therapy in 80% of the patients (5).
In our series of cases, the patients presented between 1 and 11 months of age with AIHA
, which preceded hepatitis by 2-6 months.
accreditation demonstrates our ability to meet their stringent guidelines and we are excited to support our clients with spore trap analysis at our Las Vegas laboratory.
One hundred and fifty healthy Turkish subjects, 46 patients with AIHA
and 62 patients with ITP were included in our study.
The SafeBridge Laboratory is accredited by AIHA
in the Industrial Hygiene Accreditation program, for HPLC Fields of Testing as documented by the Scope of Accreditation Certificate.
He had been on the AIHA
staff since 1998, as either Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director.
The Meisha's Hope AIHA
/IMHA Fund #338 was established at Morris Animal Foundation in 2002 by Joanne and David Dickson, whose dog Meisha was diagnosed with AIHA
at age 3 and lived with the disease for nearly 10 years.
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Outside of her employment, Renee has been active in speaking about industrial hygiene at professional and industry forums, and serving on various AIHA