Is Cold Agglutinin Disease triggered by cold weather?
While data show that levels such as hemoglobin differ from season to season,* the burden of hospitalization and transfusion is consistent in CAD, regardless of season.1
Data from a retrospective review of a claims database (n=808).
*The median minimum Hb value for winter compared with summer was decreased by 0.54 g/dL (P<0.001). The median maximum bilirubin and LDH increased by
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