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Replacement of intravenous administration of anti-D by subcutaneous administration in patients with autoimmune thrombocytopenia.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2006 Oct;47(5 Suppl):721-2

Institut für Transfusionsmedizin, Charité, Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany.

Intravenous (IV) administration of anti-D in patients with autoimmune thrombocytopenia (AITP) may result in severe hemolysis and even death. Over a 3-year period, we gave anti-D only subcutaneously (SC), and none of our patients have developed any acute adverse reaction. Most importantly, SC delivery of anti-D produces largely the same beneficial effect as obtained by IV anti-D. We recommend replacement of IV administration of anti-D by SC administration in AITP.
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October 2006