Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Alloimmune thrombocytopenia

Alloimmune thrombocytopenia is a blleding disorder of the newborn that results from maternal allo-antibodies against fetal platelets. The reason for these allo-antibodies is the fetus bears a platelet antigen inherited from its father for which the mother did not develop immuno-tolerance.


Inheritable platelet disorders
Alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Bernard-Soulier syndrome
Bleeding disorder platelet-type 9
Glycoprotein 1a deficiency
IVIC syndrome
MYH9 related disorders
Mediterranean macrothrombocytopenia
Thrombasthenia of Glanzmann and Naegeli
Thrombocythemia 3
Wiskott–Aldrich syndrome



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Update: Sept. 26, 2018