isoimmunization


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isoimmunization

[¦ī·sō‚im·yə·nə′zā·shən]
(immunology)
Immunization of an individual by the introduction of antigens from another individual of the same species.
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Hemolytic disease of the newborn due to isoimmunization with anti-E antibodies: a case report.
Herein we describe a preterm neonate with hydrops fetalis due to Kell isoimmunization that was detected during the postnatal period, and discuss the perinatal approach to this rare condition.
The study included 111 fetuses at risk for hemolytic disease of the newborn due to red cell isoimmunization, and 265 healthy fetuses.
Failure of ultrasonographic parameters to predict the severity of fetal anemia in rhesus isoimmunization.
Kernicterus" was originally a term describing the typical autopsy findings of the brain in infants who died during severe jaundice, often caused by Rh isoimmunization or by infection.
Antenatal phenobarbital for reducing neonatal jaundice after red cell isoimmunization.
The 5200 practice questions in this study aid are divided into 62 chapters on such pregnancy problems as breech, hypertension, fetal abnormalities, Rh isoimmunization, and lactation, and on disorders uniquely affecting the female reproductive system.
Additionally, during this time, infants may have incurred additional Hg exposure through breast milk if they were born to mothers with Hg amalgam fillings and/or Rh-negative mothers, since many Rho(D)-immune globulin formulations, used to prevent isoimmunization in the Rho(D) negative individual exposed to Rho(D) positive foetal blood, contained thimerosal (10.
Other causes include isoimmunization, placental abruption, maternal chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, umbilical cord accidents (Cnattingius and Stephansson 2002; Simpson 2002), and maternal risk factors such as smoking (Wu et al.
Hemolytic anemia due to Rh isoimmunization is frequently Coombs' positive.
Modern methods for diagnosing and treating Rh isoimmunization have also made a dramatic difference in fetal death rates.
Other ethnic groups were at higher risk for a few medical conditions; for example, non-Hispanic white women were most likely to have pregnancies complicated by cardiac disease and isoimmunization, and Hispanic women had elevated rates of diabetes mellitus, severe hypertension, and multiple gestation.