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.
The anemia from anti-Kell isoimmunization seems to be a combination of destruction of early red blood cells and suppression of red blood cell production.
This code also would be reported for the patient being tested for isoimmunization with no test result at the time of the visit.
Level of knowledge among obstetricians regarding diagnosis and treatment of maternal isoimmunization. Cross-sectional study in Bogota (Colombia), 2012-2013
Management of pregnancies complicated by anti-Kell isoimmunization. Obstet Gynecol.
The groups of the cause of death were defined according to [14] as congenital malformation, isoimmunization, antepartum asphyxia, intrapartum asphyxia, birth trauma, pulmonary immaturity, hyaline membrane disease, intracerebral hemorrhage, infection, miscellaneous, unclassified, or unknown.
Isoimmunization in pregnancy, its posible bearing on the etiology of erythroblastosis fetalis, JAMA 1941:116-825.
The combination of anemia, reticulocytopenia, hydrops fetalis, and a positive indirect Coombs test suggested Kell isoimmunization. The baby was successfully treated with exchange transfusion of Kellnegative packed red cells, and was discharged on postnatal 30.
Intravascular fetal blood transfusion by cordocentesis represents a significant therapeutic advance for red blood cell isoimmunization, or hemolytic disease of the newborn.
Rhesus isoimmunization (RI) is a frequent cause of fetal anemia caused by the transport of maternal antibodies from the placenta and subsequently destroys fetal red blood cells.
In such cases of paternal heterozygosity, only 50% of the fetuses will be potentially at risk for isoimmunization. Therefore, by establishing the paternal zygosity, improved counseling of couples concerning risks and treatment options can be provided.
Antenatal phenobarbital for reducing neonatal jaundice after red cell isoimmunization. Cochrane Database Syst Rev CD005541.