Comparative Aspects of Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483167787, 9781483195261

Comparative Aspects of Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn

1st Edition

Authors: G. Fulton Roberts
eBook ISBN: 9781483195261
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1957
Page Count: 200
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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 Introduction Chapter I The Disease in Man: Historical Aspects Icterus Gravis Neonatorum Hydrops Foetalis The Unity of the Syndromes Iso-immunization Chapter II The Disease in Man: Haemolytic Anemia Iso-immunization 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 Iso-immunization Clinical Aspects Haematological Aspects Serological Aspects Chapter VI The Disease in the Pig Iso-immunization 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 Iso-immunization 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 Appendix References Index


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