Case Report Describes COVID-19 Triggering CAD

Case Report Describes COVID-19 Triggering CAD

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Case Report Describes COVID-19 Triggering CAD

COVID-19 appears to have triggered cold agglutinin disease (CAD) in a woman with thalassemia, an inherited bleeding disorder that affects red blood cells. Her case was complicated by the multiple immune antibodies — alloantibodies — she had built up in response to blood transfusions. Her case was described in the study, “Cold Agglutinin Associated With COVID-19 Infection in a Thalassemia Patient with Multiple Alloantibodies: A Case of Cold Hemagglutinin Disease (CAD) with Complex Antibody Detection,”…

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