Rh incompatibility


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Related to Rh incompatibility: Rh factor, Rhogam, Coombs test, ABO incompatibility

Rh incompatibility

[¦är¦āch ‚in·kəm‚pad·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(medicine)
A condition in which red blood cells of the fetus become coated with immunoglobulin G antibody (Rh antibody) of maternal origin which is directed against Rh-D antigen of paternal origin that is present on fetal cells.
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A study by Ashutosh Kumar et al similarly showed that ABO incompatibility was the leading cause of haemolysis (in 48%) followed by Rh incompatibility (in 22%), septicaemia in 26% and G6PD deficiency in 4%.
Prospective, 26 babies with blood group (1996) [17] single-group incompatibility, including study 22 with ABO incompatibility and 4 with Rh incompatibility First author Methods Results (pub date) Miqdad et al.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge of primiparous and females with first child, regarding Rh incompatibility and its risk to mother and child and create awareness amongst them about the importance of blood grouping during pregnancy.
The full extent of fetal medical conditions related to Rh incompatibility in the Danish sample is not known, the researchers note.
The Company intends to commercialize diverse Tr-DNA testing applications for the purpose of detecting or monitoring infectious diseases, including AIDS and tuberculosis, and for prenatal genetic testing, including gender determination, Rh incompatibility and Down syndrome.
224 ABO incompatibility 108 Rh Incompatibility 31 G6PD deficiency 35 Sepsis 36 Cephalhematoma 15 Intrauterine infection 7 Breast Milk jaundice 6 Hypothyroidism 4 Idiopathic 54 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Blood group has some association with diseases like duodenal ulcer, diabetes mellitus, urinary tract infection, Rh incompatibility and ABO incompatibility of newborn18.
Through its patented Transrenal DNA-based technology platform, the Company is developing a range of tests for infectious diseases including AIDS and tuberculosis, for prenatal genetic testing, including gender determination, Rh incompatibility and Down syndrome, and other applications.
Hepatomegaly was present in 25% of G6PD deficiency cases and 25% of cases of Rh incompatibility.
The Company is using its patented Transrenal DNA-based technology platform to develop a number of medical tests for infectious diseases including AIDS and tuberculosis, and for prenatal genetic testing, including gender determination, Rh incompatibility and Down syndrome.
Table 1 CAUSES NUMBER G6PD Deficiency 21 ABO Incompatibility 18 Rh Incompatibility 15 Exaggerated Physiological 12 Preterm 13 Sepsis 10 Miscellaneous 07
The medicines produced by PPTA members are used in treating life-threatening diseases and serious medical conditions including bleeding disorders, immune system deficiencies, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiencies, rabies, tetanus, rh incompatibility, burns and shock.