alloantibody

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alloantibody

[¦a·lō¦ant·i‚bäd·ē]
(immunology)
Antibody that reacts with an antigen occurring in a genetically different member of the same species.
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13, 15] In the present study, female were five times more prone to develop alloantibodies in comparison to male patients.
Thirty-one patients were 6 years old or younger, with alloantibodies detected in 8 of those patients (25.
In summary, we present the case of a 77-year-old man with 5 anamnestic alloantibodies who was prophylactically treated with ARE after transfusion of incompatible RBCs.
Once RBC alloantibodies are produced, future transfusions must be limited to the use of donor RBCs that do not express the corresponding antigens.
Donor alloantibodies are frequently found in rejected grafts and play an important role in allograft rejection [47].
Alloantibodies cause graft destruction through several mechanisms such as complement activation and leukocyte recruitment (VONGWIWATANA et al.
Preand post-transfusion and follow-up testing did not show evidence of red blood cell alloantibodies, making the possibility of a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction unlikely.
It is thought that hemolytic anemia is related with erythrocyte alloantibodies (anti-A, anti-B and anti-D) found in IVIG preperation (16-18).
Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) neutralizes circulating autoantibodies and alloantibodies, and diminishes antibody production (Adams et al.
Development of non-ABO RBC alloantibodies in patients undergoing allogeneic HPC transplantation.
Although granulocytes express HLA class I at their surface, NAIN is mainly due to alloantibodies directed against neutrophil-specific antigens.