cold agglutinin


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cold agglutinin

[′kōld ə′glüt·ən·ən]
(immunology)
A nonspecific panagglutinin found in many normal human serums which produce maximum clumping of erythrocytes at 4°C and none at 37°C.
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Key Words: Mycoplasma pneumoniae, hemolytic anemia, cold agglutinins, arterial thrombosis, pneumonia
Physicians reported on the first clinical experience with Soliris in patients with atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) and Cold Agglutinin Disease (CAD), two rare and serious diseases.
Steroids, splenectomy, and plasmapheresis are generally unsuccessful in the treatment of cold agglutinin disease.
3] MCHC Hyperlipidemia, cold agglutinins WBC >50 000/ [mm.
2) First, specimens can be warmed up to 37[degrees]C to rule out cold agglutinin, although it is much less common than EDTA-induced leukocyte agglutination.
Data also have been published regarding initial experience with eculizumab in patients with two other rare diseases (Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Cold Agglutinin Disease).
Kit dosage, id-nacl / enzyme, enzymatic test and cold agglutinins in card with 6 microtubes containing gel in saline to reverse grouping of the abo system.