Cellular Mimicry in Kleihauer–Betke Assay

Doshi, Karishma and Shastry, Shamee and Shivhare, Aaditya and Raturi, Manish (2016) Cellular Mimicry in Kleihauer–Betke Assay. Global Journal of Transfusion Medicine, 1 (2). pp. 85-87.

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Abstract

The Kleihauer–Betke (KB) test is a time‑consuming test with a lot of variables which affect the calculation of the extent of fetomaternal hemorrhage (FMH). There have been several formulae proposed by various authors to calculate FMH using KB test. In this article, we propose a simple mathematical alteration to accommodate the correction for some of the factors that lead to falsely high estimation of FMH.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acid elution; Hemoglobin F; Kleihauer–Betke assay
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2016 15:34
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2016 10:43
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/146968

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