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A case of hemolytic disease of the newborn due to anti-Kpa.
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PMID:  15387785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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A patient with hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) due to maternal anti-Kpa alloimmunization is described. Although there are few reports in the literature, it appears that HDN due to anti-Kpa is often mild and transfusion therapy is rarely required. However, in this case, the baby's hemoglobin progressively decreased and on day 18 a blood transfusion was administered, but jaundice was not severe enough for exchange transfusion.
Authors:
L Costamagna; M Barbarini; G L Viarengo; A Pagani; D Isernia; L Salvaneschi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Immunohematology / American Red Cross     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0894-203X     ISO Abbreviation:  Immunohematology     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-24     Completed Date:  2005-03-15     Revised Date:  2008-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806387     Medline TA:  Immunohematology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  61-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Laura Costamagna, MD, Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusione, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Piazzale Golgi, 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy.
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