TITLE

Do not confuse anti-LW autoantibodies with anti-D

AUTHOR(S)
Miola, Marcos Paulo; Cervo, Sandra Valéria Bolonhesi; Fachini, Roberta Maria; Ricci, Júnior, Octávio
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Revista Brasileira de Hematologia e Hemoterapia;2013, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p198
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter to the Editor
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the importance of determining the identification and differences between anti-Lansteiner-Weiner and anti-D antibodies most especially in women during their fertile period.
ACCESSION #
94140231

 

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