donath-landsteiner phenomenon

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Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon Do·nath-Land·stei·ner phenomenon (dō'nāth-lānd'stī'nər, -nät-)
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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