Rh positive


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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.
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46 The ACOG policy was controversial because most blood bank specialists at the time considered women who were Du positive to be Rh positive and, therefore, not candidates for Rh immune globulin.
Of the total 1341, about 90% individuals were Rh positive in the present study.
But during birth, the infant's RH positive blood may enter the mum's bloodstream, causing her immune system to make antibodies against it.
Next day we went to the hospital, for AntiDgamma globulin, as I'm Rh negative and my husband Rh positive (and the baby too).
If the D antigen is present, the person is Rh positive (Rh+); if the D antigen is negative the person is Rh negative (Rh-).
11] Weiner and Peters opined that the transfusion of Rh positive blood to Rh negative individuals could result in development of anti-Rh agglutinins.
This represents a possible benefit in the early monitoring of Rh negative mothers who are expecting Rh positive babies.
Subjects who were tested as Rh Positive were given a report card on the same day while negative blood groups were taken to laboratory and confirmed by reverse blood grouping and report cards were issued to them on the next day.
She has miscarried one child, and if this second baby is born Rh positive, the infant may need a total blood transfusion, which is against her religious beliefs.
Highest incidence of Carcinoma stomach seen in Rh Positive Individuals (56 patients).
The presence of the D antigen, whether it is weak or not, still means the person is Rh positive for D.