isoimmunization

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isoimmunization

(ˌaɪsəʊˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

isoimmunisation

n
(Physiology) immunol the development of isoantibodies within an individual in order to protect against antigens derived from a different member of the same species
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The infant had Rhesus isoimmunisation, a one-ina-million condition which threatens life before birth.
Risk factors of neonatal jaundice includes hemolysis secondary to Rhesus isoimmunisation and ABO incompatibility, sepsis, prematurity and enzyme defects (Uridyl diphosphate glucoronyl transferase enzyme deficiency).
The hyperdynamic fetal circulation with subacute or moderate chronic anaemia has been mainly researched (and is now routinely used) in pregnancies with red cell isoimmunisation.
Associated with pregnancy in a grand multipara, there is an increased risk of abortion, malnutrition, anemia, multiple pregnancy, Rhesus isoimmunisation, antepartum haemorrhage and preterm labour.