Table of Contents

1. Historical Concepts of Immune Hemolytic Anemia

2. The Diagnosis of Hemolytic Anemia.

3. Classification and Clinical Characteristics of Autoimmune
Hemolytic Anemias.

4. Mechanisms of Immune Hemolysis

5. The Differential Diagnosis of Immune Hemolytic Anemias

6. The Serologic Investigation of Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia.

7. Specificity of Autoantibodies.

8. Drug-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemias.

9. Unusual Problems Regarding Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias.

10. Blood Transfusion in Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias.

11. Management of Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias.

12. Immune Hemolysis Associated with Transplantation.

13. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn.

14. Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions.

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036699
Print ISBN:
9780443085598

About the authors

Lawrence Petz

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Chief Medical Officer, Stemcyte, Arcadia, CA

George Garratty

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientific Director, American Red Cross Blood Services, Southern California Region; Clinical Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA