Duffy antigens | definition of Duffy antigens by Medical dictionary
see Blood Groups Appendix.
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Antibodies to the Duffy antigens
are commonly found in a patient's plasma and are a cause of transfusion reactions if carefully matched antigen negative blood is not given.
b) Eight of the 12 patients (75%) followed prospectively in the study were alloimmunized before entry, and 3 (25%) developed new antibodies after receiving blood matched for Rh, Kell, Kidd, and Duffy antigens