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Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon

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The haemolysis seen in Donath-Landsteiner test.

Description

The haemolysis which results in a sample of blood of a subject of paroxysmal haemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then rewarmed to 37 °C (Donath-Landsteiner test).

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