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|Title:||Naturally occurring anti M complicating ABO grouping.|
Al Hakawati, Imadeddin
|Citation:||Indian journal of pathology & microbiology 2011 Jan-Mar; 54(1): 170-2|
|Abstract:||Anti M is considered a naturally occurring antibody that is usually active at temperatures below 37°C and is thus of no clinical significance. This antibody, if present in an individual, can lead to a discrepancy between forward and reverse ABO grouping and thus creates diagnostic difficulties for blood bank staff. We report a case of a 58-year-old lady who had an unexpected reaction in reverse grouping due to anti M that posed a problem for us in the interpretation of results of her blood group. We also reviewed the literature to find out the significance of such discrepancy in blood grouping.|
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|Journal title:||Indian journal of pathology & microbiology|
|Appears in Collections:||(a) NT Health Research Collection|
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