Rh positive


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Rh positive

n
1. (Biochemistry) blood containing the Rh factor
2. (Biochemistry) a person having such blood

Rh factor

(ˈɑrˈeɪtʃ)
n.
any of a group of antigens on the surface of red blood cells, those having inherited such antigens being designated Rh + (Rh positive) and those lacking them, a much smaller group, being designated Rh− (Rh negative) : transfused or fetal Rh + blood may induce a severe reaction in an Rh− individual.
[1940–45; so called because first found in the blood of rhesus monkeys]
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Noun1.Rh positive - the blood group (approximately 85% of people) whose red cells have the Rh factor (Rh antigen)
blood group, blood type - human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
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Thirty nine year old female diagnosed case of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, O RH positive group received allogenic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation from stem cell donor of B RH positive group, after three months ABO grouping and typing showed mixed field reaction with Anti-B in cell group.
2 The present study reported higher percentage of pre-hypertension among the Rh positive blood group than Rh negative individuals (24.
People who have Rhesus factor are Rh positive and who does not are Rh negative.
Besides, they highlighted that Rh negative mothers have more male's birth than Rh positive mothers14.
This mean RH negative blood is given to RH-negative patients, and either Rh positive blood, or Rh negative blood may be given to Rh positive patients.
Figure 2: Distribution of females according to rhesus blood group Rh Positive 96% Rh Negative 4% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Antigen "D" is the strongest among these groups and a person with "D" antigen will be Rh positive and Rh negative in the absence of "D" antigen respectively.
The conclusion of Group A, Rh Positive is based on these intermediate results.
Distribution of Rh positive and negative in the considered population was 92.
Blood group phenotypes among Rh positive subjects showed that 20.
The second-rank groups are named after the Rhesus antigen, Rh, and you are either Rh positive or Rh negative.
There are also reports indicating that Rh negative persons are more susceptible to TB than Rh positive people.