CAD Active Year Round, Not Just in Cold Weather, New Study Shows

CAD Active Year Round, Not Just in Cold Weather, New Study Shows

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CAD Active Year Round, Not Just in Cold Weather, New Study Shows

People with cold agglutinin disease (CAD) show signs of red blood cell destruction year round, not just when the weather is cold, a new study highlights. These findings suggest that CAD patients should be closely monitored at all times, regardless of season, according to researchers. The study, “Complement-mediated hemolysis persists year round in patients with cold agglutinin disease,” was published in the journal Transfusion. CAD is an autoimmune disorder caused by self-targeting antibodies called cold…

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