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H Deficient Phenotypes Shivaram Ahmedabad Transmedcon

Contribution by Dr C. Shivaram
Jan 30, 2015

Brief Description

H deficiency is a spectrum and may be restricted to red cell expression or body secretions or both.

Detail Description

  • Decision to transfuse or not transfuse, probably depends on whether the recipient is a secretor or not. 
  • High degree of suspicion is needed. 
  • Anti H reacts optimally at 4 deg C.
  • Adsorption studies are needed to unmask co-existing antibodies in Oh types.