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Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia in an asymptomatic carrier of hepatitis B virus.
  1. K Yoshioka,
  2. H Miyata

    Abstract

    A patient with 'warm type' autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) was also an asymptomatic carrier of hepatitis B virus (HBV). Although the direct antiglobulin test became negative after the anaemia had recovered spontaneously, antigenaemia of HBV persisted and the serum transaminase level remained normal or borderline. AIHA has not previously been described in association with the asymptomatic carrier state of HBV.

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