Anti-Kpa

Blood Group: Kell

Common:  97.7% Caucasians and 100% Blacks are Kp(a-b+) and at risk for developing anti-Kpa [1]

Causes HDN: Yes
Critical Titer:
Information:
Anti-Kpa is usually mild and does not generally require transfusions. In one case, Kpa caused HDN and needed a transfusion when the infant was 18 days old. [2]


Articles:
1 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2270/
2 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15387785
3 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14255505