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Type: Journal article
Title: Should intravenous immunoglobulin be used in infants with isoimmune haemolytic disease due to ABO incompatibility?
Author: Keir, A.
Dunn, M.
Callum, J.
Citation: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2013; 49(12):1072-1078
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Asia
Issue Date: 2013
ISSN: 1034-4810
1440-1754
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Amy K Keir, Michael Dunn and Jeannie Callum
Abstract: The use of intravenous immunoglobulin in isoimmune haemolytic disease due to ABO incompatibility is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Blood Authority, Australia. However, the evidence these recommendations are based on appears limited and, in some instances, outdated. In our article, we review the current available literature to help answer the question, ‘In infants with isoimmune haemolytic disease due to ABO incompatibility [P], does use of intravenous immunoglobulin and intensive phototherapy [I] compared with intensive phototherapy alone [C] provide any clinically important benefits [O]?
Keywords: anaemia
haemolytic
hyperbilirubinaemia
immunoglobulin
infant
newborn
Rights: © 2013 The Authors
DOI: 10.1111/jpc.12440
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