Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon

[dōnăth-lăndstī′nər, -nät-]

n.

The hemolysis that occurs in a sample of blood from an individual with paroxysmal hemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then warmed.


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