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Rh positive

[¦är¦āch ′päz·əd·iv]
(medicine)
Presence of the Rh-D antigen on the surface of red blood cells.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Antigen "D" is the strongest among these groups and a person with "D" antigen will be Rh positive and Rh negative in the absence of "D" antigen respectively.
Rh positive phenotype is predominant (91.24%) compared with Rh negative phenotype (8.76%) in this population.
If a Rh negative mother is carrying a Rh positive baby (the Rh positive gene from the father), some of the baby's RBC passes across the placenta.
of units HIV +ve (%) * Age group 18-25 3242(41.12) 4 (0.12) 26-35 2801 (35.53) 8 (0.28) 36-45 1430 (18.14) 3 (0.21) 46-58 411 (5.21) -- Gender Male 7528 (95.48) 15 (0.20) Female 356 (4.51) -- Type of donation Replacement 3938 (49.95) 9 (0.23) Voluntary 3946 (50.05) 6 (0.15) Blood groups A 2495 (31.64) 6 (0.240) B 2456 (31.15) 6 (0.244) O 2072 (26.28) 1 (0.05) AB 861 (10.92) 2 (0.23) Rh positive 7431 (94.25) 12 (0.16) Rh negative 453 (5.74) 3 (0.66) No.
Percentage of Rh positive individuals in our sample is 84.48%, while the percentage of Rh negative individuals is 15.52%.
Out of the total samples, 90.43% males comprised of Rh positive and remaining 9.57 were Rh negative.
The drug prevents your body from recognizing Rh positive cells so your body will not attack and destroy your baby's blood cells.
RH Positive offers a state-of-the-art Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system with many features.
Such persons are termed Rh positive. The rest of the population doesn't have Rh factor and are deemed Rh negative.
RH Positive provides a fully integrated software system that includes Clinical, Financial, and Staff Scheduling software for the LTC industry.
But if the mum is RH negative and the dad positive, there is a chance the baby will be RH positive.
Further, she failed to cross out the erroneous interpretation she had recorded on the card recording the baby's blood as Rh positive, although crossing out mistaken lab results was appropriate under lab policy.