LearnTransfusion Seminar

Topic teaching: Drug induced autoimmune hemolytic anemia


Event details

Presented by

Dr. Waseem Anani
Medical Director: Immunohematology Reference Laboratory and Blood
Associate Professor (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Learning objectives

  1. Describe the clinical history of a typical patient having hemolysis from a drug
  2. List the mechanisms of drug induced autoimmune hemolytic anemia
  3. Describe the two testing methods of drug induced autoimmune hemolytic anemia


  1. Immunohematology; Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics; Volume 30, Number 2, 2014


Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.




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The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services, is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine.