Red cell antigen loss in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia: A case of ABO discrepancy.

Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis

PubMedID: 25481430

Shafiq M, Karim F. Red cell antigen loss in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia: A case of ABO discrepancy. Transfus Apher Sci. 2014;.
Change in ABO antigen expression on the surface of neoplastic cells have been seen for a variety of tumor types. This phenomenon has been linked with myeloid neoplasms as well but is reported infrequently. Here, we report a rare cause of ABO discrepancy in an elderly female having chronic myeloid leukemia.