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Infectious mononucleosis complicated by acute haemolytic anaemia with a positive Donath-Landsteiner reaction
  1. M. M. Wishart,
  2. M. G. Davey
  1. Department of Pathology, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia


    A patient with infectious mononucleosis complicated by acute haemolytic anaemia is described. The patient had, in addition to non-specific cold agglutinins in the serum, a positive Donath-Landsteiner reaction in the absence of syphilis. The association of a positive Donath-Landsteiner reaction with haemolytic anaemia in infectious mononucleosis has been described only once before.

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