Anti-K Was Detected in a Patient's Serum 1 Year Ago
Anti-K was detected in a patient's serum 1 year ago in a routine antibody screen. This patient was transfused red cells containing antigen specific for anti-K. Forty-eight hours later the patient began exhibiting signs of a hemolytic anemia. What type of transfusion reaction is present?
Which of the following antibodies do not cause a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction?
An immune hemolytic disorder in which red cells of the fetus and newborn are destroyed by maternal IgG antibody is:
A) Warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia
B) Hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN)
C) Hydrops fetalis
D) Hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin
E) Cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Which type of HDN is the most frequent?
A) Rh HDN
B) Duffy HDN
C) ABO HDN
D) Kidd HDN
E) Kell HDN