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.
Approximately 16% of Rh negative mothers who carry an Rh positive
fetus may produce anti-D, (1) a potent antibody that can cross the placenta and cause massive hemolysis of the baby's red blood cells.
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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.
Next day we went to the hospital, for AntiDgamma globulin, as I'm Rh negative and my husband Rh positive
(and the baby too).
Other donors are Rh negative men who have been sensitized with Rh positive
red blood cells.
If the D antigen is present, the person is Rh positive
(Rh+); if the D antigen is negative the person is Rh negative (Rh-).