Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

COVID-19 May Trigger CAD in Children

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may trigger cold agglutinin disease (CAD) in children, a case report suggests. The report, “Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in children with COVID-19,” was published in the journal Pediatric Blood & Cancer. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), an autoimmune disease characterized by…

Japanese CAD Patients Face Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Study Finds

Japanese patients with cold agglutinin disease (CAD) are almost three times more likely to develop blood clots compared with people without this autoimmune disorder, a study reports. These findings are in agreement with the results for non-Asian populations, according to the researchers. The study, “Demographic characteristics, thromboembolism…