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Intravenous immunoglobulin-induced haemolysis: A case report and review of the literature

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SUMMARY: Objectives: To review the incidence and clinical features of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg)-induced haemolysis. Background: Haemolysis can be a severe complication of IVIg administration. It is due to the passive transfer of blood group antibodies and may result in significant anaemia and renal failure. Methods: We report a case of severe IVIg-induced haemolysis; review the data reported to vigilance groups (The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, European Union D...

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10.1111/tme.12083

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Desborough, MJ More by this author
Thorpe, SJ More by this author
Murphy, MF More by this author
Misbah, SA More by this author
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal:
Transfusion Medicine
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
219-226
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1365-3148
ISSN:
0958-7578
URN:
uuid:21609cdb-3e43-4fad-969f-afa1f818b3d2
Source identifiers:
481357
Local pid:
pubs:481357

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