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Warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia (WAIHA) is a relatively rare cause of anemia, occurring in both idiopathic and secondary forms. AIHA is mediated by autoantibodies against antigens on the surface of red blood cells. The clinical spectrum of disease presentation in WAIHA is variable with some patients presenting with mild asymptomatic anemia and others presenting with a life-threatening hemolytic crisis. This activity will discuss the essential role of the pathologist in the diagnosis and management of patients with WAIHA.
This clinical pathology activity is intended for pathologists.
After completing this activity, you should be able to:
- Apply clinical and laboratory testing parameters for the appropriate diagnosis of warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia (WAIHA).
- Identify clinical conditions in which the presence of AIHA should be suspected as part of the clinical presentation.
- Guide the clinical services towards the appropriate testing required for diagnosis.
- Discuss the laboratory testing required to separate the different types of WAIHA.
Clinical Pathology Improvement Program
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a
maximum of 1.25
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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This activity and evaluation are available July 19, 2021, and expire July 18, 2024, at 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.