Comparative Aspects of Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn

Comparative Aspects of Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn

1st Edition - January 1, 1957

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  • Author: G. Fulton Roberts
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195261

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Comparative Aspects of Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn is intended as a short account of present-day views on hemolytic disease and immediately related matters. It provides a bibliography to guide the interested reader towards the published work in whichever field he seeks to study. This book is organized into nine chapters. The coverage of the chapters includes the comparative aspects and the experimental production of hemolytic disease in the newborn; historical aspects and serological considerations in hemolytic diseases in humans, horse, mule and pig. A chapter on the treatment of hemolytic diseases is also included. This book will be of interest to people interested in the care of young animals, whether in a medical or veterinary milieu.

Table of Contents

  • Preface


    Chapter I The Disease in Man: Historical Aspects

    Icterus Gravis Neonatorum

    Hydrops Foetalis

    The Unity of the Syndromes


    Chapter II The Disease in Man: Haemolytic Anemia


    Clinical Aspects

    Haematological Aspects

    Histological Aspects

    Chapter III The Disease in Man: Kernicterus

    Historical Aspects

    The Origin of the Condition

    Clinical and Pathological Features

    Chapter IV Serological Considerations

    The Antigen

    The Antibody

    The Antiglobulin Reaction

    Antibody Action

    Chapter V The Disease in the Horse and the Mule

    Historical Aspects


    Clinical Aspects

    Haematological Aspects

    Serological Aspects

    Chapter VI The Disease in the Pig


    The Disease in the Piglet

    Serological Considerations

    Chapter VII The Experimental Production of Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

    Hetero-Immunization: The Guinea-Pig and Rat

    Iso-immunization: The Dog

    Iso-immunization: The Rabbit

    Chapter VIII Comparative Aspects of Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn


    Passage of Antibody to the Young

    The Effect of the Antibody

    The Manifestation of Hemolytic Disease in Different Species

    Chapter IX Treatment

    A Note on Nomenclature




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  • No. of pages: 200
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1957
  • Published: January 1, 1957
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195261

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