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The January 15th video discusses fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, also referred to as NAIT, which affects about 1 in 1,000 births. NAIT is caused by maternal alloantibodies to specific platelet antigens, usually human platelet antigen 1a also referred to as HPA-1a. These antigens may be inherited from the father but are absent in the mother. Only 2% of women are HPA-1a negative and at risk to produce these alloantibodies which can lead to fetal thrombocytopenia.
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Abstract presentations from the AABB annual meeting Philadelphia, PA, October 25-28, 2014 (Various) 2014; 54:15A-268A
Resolving the daratumumab interference with blood compatibility testing (Chapuy C, et al) 2015; 55:1545-1554.
Platelet transfusion: a systematic review of the clinical evidence (Kumar A, et al) 2015; 55:1116-1127.
Abstract presentations from the AABB annual meeting Anaheim, CA, October 24-27, 2015 (Various) 2015; 55: 3A–245A.
It's time to phase in RHD genotyping for patients with a serologic weak D phenotype (Sandler S, et al) 2015; 55: 680–689.
How do we treat life-threatening anemia in a Jehovah's Witness patient?(Posluszny J, et al) 2014; 54: 3026–3034.
Evaluation and management of postpartum hemorrhage: consensus from an international expert panel (Abdul-Kadir, R) 2014;54: 1756–1768.
An update on red blood cell storage lesions, as gleaned through biochemistry and omics technologies (D'Alessandro A, et al) 2015; 55: 205–219.
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