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Idiopathic non-syphilitic paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria in children.
  1. G W Bird,
  2. J Wingham,
  3. A J Martin,
  4. S G Richardson,
  5. A P Cole,
  6. R W Payne,
  7. B F Savage

    Abstract

    Three examples of non-syphilitic paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria (PCH) in children are described which occurred, within a period of 16 days, in association with a febrile illness. No definite viral aetiology or obvious epidemiological association could be established. A Donath-Landsteiner antibody of anti-P specificity was demonstrated in all three patients. The serological aspects of PCH are critically discussed.

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