anti-Rh immunoglobulin

anti-Rh immunoglobulin

[¦an·tē‚är¦āch ‚im·yə·nə′gläb·yə·lən]
(immunology)
A serum protein that destroys Rh-positive fetal erythrocytes in an Rh-negative mother when administered after delivery.
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(The cord blood of all infants of Rh-negative mothers are routinely typed so that the mothers may be treated with anti-Rh immunoglobulin.) Although the family practice service did not initiate routine testing, many infants on the service were mistakenly tested.