A 6-week-old infant had autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Serological studies disclosed a strong, warm, panagglutinating autoantibody showing no Rh specificity. There was also a significant rise in titer to cytomegalovirus. Treatment consisted of transfusions of sedimented red blood cells, two exchange transfusions, and administration of corticosteroids. The infant has been symptom-free for five months and has had a negative Coombs test and a normal hemogram.
Peters RW, Jacobs RA, Finklestein JZ, Myhre BA. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in a 6–Week–Old Infant. Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(2):268-270. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110210118018