ABO antibodies


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Noun1.ABO antibodies - blood type antibodiesABO antibodies - blood type antibodies    
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
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ABO incompatible infants of first pregnancy were at risk of significant haemolysis, because ABO antibodies were naturally occurring.
This helps in the prevention of hemolytic-transfusion reactions due to naturally occurring ABO antibodies and unexpected low-incidence red-cell alloantibodies.
Immunomodulatory protocols, crucial to the success of ABO incompatible transplants and transplants performed in the setting of preformed HLA or ABO antibodies, offer novel strategies to prevent hyperacute rejection in recipients of such kidney transplants.