Clinical significance of positive direct antiglobulin test in patients with HIV infection

V. De Angelis, C. Biasinutto, P. Pradella, E. Vaccher, M. Spina, U. Tirelli

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Abstract

A direct antiglobulin test (DAT) was performed in 70 patients with anti-HIV antibodies (group A: seropositive patients without or with minimal disease and group B: AIDS patients with or without malignancies). A positive DAT was found in 24 of 70 patients (34%, significantly higher compared to 0.1% in healthy controls) and a higher prevalence of positive DAT was observed in group B than in group A patients (55% versus 21% p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-95
Number of pages4
JournalInfection
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Immunology

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