Rh antibody


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Noun1.Rh antibody - rhesus factor antibody
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
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45] Bowman opined that Rh antibody titration could predict the foetuses at risk, but not the severity of erythroblastosis.
2) When testing patient plasma for the presence of Rh antibody with the use of Rh antigen-positive RBCs, it was observed that sometimes the RBCs appeared to be sensitized by the respective Rh antibody, but did not result in agglutination.
If a pregnant woman is Rh negative and if the father is Rh positive, then the mother should be tested for the presence of Rh antibody (Coombs' test) every 2-3 weeks.