Anti-Verweyst (anti-Vw)

Blood Group:

Common:  

Causes HDN: Yes

Critical Titer: 1:16

Information:

Anti-Vw can cause severe HDN requiring multiple exchange transfusions. [1] HDN due to anti-Vw can be treated with IVIG [2].

Articles:

1 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7071922

2 - http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/14767050903366085?journalCode=ijmf20

3 - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1537-2995.1996.361097017185.x/abstract

4 - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1423-0410.1987.tb04900.x/full