Anti-U

Blood Group: MNS

Common:

Causes HDN: Yes
Critical Titer: 1:16
Information:
Anti-U is a rare antibody that has been found exclusively in blacks [4]. Destruction due to anti-U can be just as severe as due to anti-D [2]. Severity can range from no treatment needed [5], to phototherapy [4], or stillbirth [6].


Articles:

1 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24262303

2 - http://journals.lww.com/clinicalobgyn/Citation/1964/12000/BLOOD_GROUP_ANTIBODIES_CAUSING_HEMOLYTIC_DISEASE.12.aspx

3 - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1537-2995.1983.23383224919.x/abstract

4 - http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0041-87812003000600006

5 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2561638/

6 - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1423-0410.1964.tb03683.x/full