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Antonyms for rh-negative

of persons (or their blood) lacking the Rh factor present in their red blood cells


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5% of all Rh-negative patients (n = 29), developed anti-D antibodies.
If you have Rh-negative blood and get pregnant by a man with Rh-positive blood, some or all of your children will have Rh-positive blood, but some may be Rh- negative like you.
Paolo Marcucci, chief executive officer of Kedrion Biopharma, said, 'Our primary focus is to ensure that the tens of thousands of obstetricians and gynecologists, nurses, midwives, blood bankers and Rh-negative women who need it will continue to have this critical product as well as the service and education all have come to associate with this legacy brand.
Additionally, during pregnancy, Mexican mothers may receive tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccines and other products, such as anti-RhoD immune globulins (given to Rh-negative mothers) that may contain thimerosal (Marques et al.
The frequency of Rh-negative individuals varies enormously between ethnic groups.
The mother, who was Rh-negative, had been given a transfusion of Rh-positive blood by mistake as a child, which, without her knowledge, resulted in sensitizing her blood to the Rh-positive factor.
Based on comparisons with families of children with Down syndrome and other de novo chromosome disorders who came to the university for care, and two other populations--patients blood typed at the hospital in 2005 and 2006, and a population who had donated blood during 2005--the investigators determined that Rh-negative status was not higher among the mothers of children with autism.
Overall, 214 mothers of 230 children receiving treatment for an autism spectrum disorder at the autism clinic at the University of Missouri-Columbia were not more likely to be Rh-negative than were 65 mothers of children receiving other medical genetic treatment there (15.
The odds of successful treatment appear to be greatest for nulliparous women, those who are Rh-negative, and those who have lower abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding within 24 hours before receiving the misoprostol.
Landsteiner and Wiener learned that if persons with Rh-negative blood receive more than one transfusion of Rh-positive blood, their blood develops anti-factors, similar to those found in the blood of a person who has had a disease such as mumps or chickenpox.
The transfusion of Rh-positive blood into Rh-negative women.
If you have Rh-negative blood and get pregnant by a man with Rh-positive blood, your children will most likely have Rh-positive blood.
Rh-negative individuals may develop antibodies to the Rh factor if they are exposed to Rh-positive cells through transfusion or if cells from an Rh-positive fetus cross the placenta into an Rh-negative mother.
Mixing Rh-positive blood with Rh-negative blood can be dangerous.