Is Cold Agglutinin Disease hereditary?
CAD is not a hereditary disease.1 CAD is a rare disease and to be accurately diagnosed, 3 main criteria must be met2-4:
- 1. Positive Coombs test results (direct antibody test) for C3d.
- 2. Presence of Cold Agglutinin Titer at least 1:64.
- 3. Evidence of hemolysis.
Find out more about the diagnosis of CAD here.