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The incidence and significance of anti-"Mia" in Taiwan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8178333     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: The incidence of the Mill phenotype among Chinese blood donors in Taiwan is 7.3 percent. Anti-"Mia" is the most frequently occurring alloantibody of potential clinical significance encountered among Chinese patients in Taiwan, with a frequency of 0.28 percent. CASE REPORTS: A case of hemolytic disease of the newborn and a transfusion reaction due to anti-"Mia" are described. CONCLUSION: It may be important to include the Mill phenotype in the antibody screening of sera from Chinese patients.
R E Broadberry; M Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transfusion     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0041-1132     ISO Abbreviation:  Transfusion     Publication Date:  1994 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-07     Completed Date:  1994-06-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417360     Medline TA:  Transfusion     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Transfusion Medicine Laboratory, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Donors*
China / ethnology
Infant, Newborn
Isoantibodies / blood*
MNSs Blood-Group System / genetics,  immunology*
Taiwan / epidemiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Isoantibodies; 0/MNSs Blood-Group System
Comment In:
Transfusion. 1994 Nov-Dec;34(11):1013-4   [PMID:  7974697 ]

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