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Donath-landsteiner

Donath-landsteiner

(Science: investigation) a serologic blood test used to detect antibody in serum in cases of suspected paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria.

The antibody is directed toward the P-antigen complex which is located on the surface of red blood cells. In some way, cold temperatures trigger the antibody to bind to this site.


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