Article | 17-February-2021
autoantibody, but it destroys K antigen expression. CPD is not always effective in eluting the antibody.9,10
Molecular genotyping is not always available, and it is not as fast as the other methods.
So far, there have been four case reports that describe false-negative K phenotyping due to blocking by maternal anti-K.10–13
We present a case report of a potent anti-K with a titer of 32 that caused this blocking phenomenon.
A 29-year-old mother (G5P3A2) delivered a term male neonate by emergency
B. Golubić Ćepulić
Immunohematology, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 54–57