Definition of Hapten:

A small molecule that reacts with a specific antibody but cannot induce the formation of antibodies unless bound to a carrier protein or other large antigenic molecule.

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Hemolytic Anemia

...the condition
“...Drug-induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia is immune hemolytic anemia induced by drugs, classified by mechanism ... Penicillin type: The drug, acting as a hapten bound to the red cell membrane, induces the formation of specific antibodies...”
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